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Walking the expo floor at this year's event, you will get the sense that many ingredient exhibitors have some type of ingredient option that addresses an area of clean label. Here are just a few of IFT18 exhibitors who will be highlighting solutions to help meet consumers' demand for simple and nutritionally beneficial food and beverages.
Dairy products and ingredients have many functionalities and are used to address a range of formulation requirements. In its neutral-tasting concentrate and isolate forms, dairy adds protein to bars and workout drinks, and in liquid form, it provides creaminess to beverages and desserts. Take a deeper dive into the IFT18 exhibiting companies in the dairy category.
Tea leaves and coffee beans are processed into stand-alone beverages, and they are also used to make extracts, flavors, and other ingredients for the bakery, processed food and beverage, and culinary industries. IFT18 exhibiting companies in this category show other innovative applications where coffee and tea add layers of flavor.
Producing safe, high-quality products that retain their flavor over time is a top goal for any food and beverage manufacturer. The IFT18 exhibiting companies in this category work to provide safety and quality ingredient solutions to prevent premature staling, mold and microbial growth, and flavor degradation so that manufacturers can present consistent, stable products again and again.
Walking the expo floor at this year's event, you will get the sense that many ingredient exhibitors have some type of ingredient option that addresses an area of clean label. Here are just a few of IFT18 exhibitors who will be highlighting solutions to help meet consumers' demand for simple and nutritionally beneficial food and beverages.
With obesity-related diseases on the rise, many food and beverage manufacturers are looking at ways to reduce added sugar in products. From more traditional high-intensity options like sucralose and aspartame to natural offerings derived from the stevia plan, expect to see a variety of innovative sugar alternatives at the IFT18 Food Expo, including the solutions from the following exhibitors.
Consumers are beginning to understand the link between gut health and overall wellness. IFT18 exhibitors in this category know that dietary fiber plays a major role not just in promoting gut health, but also in supporting weight management and heart health.