“Less-fuss” crystalized tea innovation

 02 Jan 2019

Tea-Pop presented its “innovative crystalized tea in a fuss-free and easy to make concept” at Food Matters Live in London. According to the company, Tea-Pop is the result of a collaboration with Chester University which seeks to offer a traditional tea experience wherever, whenever. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Tan Diep, Managing Partner at the company says: “We developed Tea-Pop because we thought there was a gap in the market for on flight tea beverages. The idea came about when we were traveling and we could never get a good cup of tea.” This innovative tea solution is shaped like a lollipop and, according to Diep, “contains all the antioxidants and vitamins of tea.”

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Bell highlighted the potential for several African flavors in trending food concepts at IFT 2019, including a Senegalese based stew flavor idea that is being taken into a pizza delivery form utilizing caramelized onion, fresh lime. A West African chili sauce containing habanero flavor gives the concept a... Read More

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17 Jun 2019 | Glanbia Nutritionals

Glanbia Nutritionals highlighted “bare flavors” at IFT 2019, which are based on extracts or essences from a given fruit, but possibilities in teas and coffees also exist. “When we look at the concept of natural flavors, what we see in the marketplace is a lot of nature identical and natural flavors. We want... Read More

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16 Jun 2019 | Naturex

Naturex (now a Givaudan company) presented their Turmipure Gold solution. The ingredient is claimed to elevate turmeric to the next level by being instant water dispersible, 100 percent clean label and organic. It has a neutral taste a beautiful color, is very easy to formulate in beverages. It is also... Read More

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14 Jun 2019 | ASR Group

ASR presented Sweet Essence M at IFT 2019, promoted as the “next generation” of high potency sweeteners. Originally extracted from the stevia leaf, Steviol Rebaudioside M is positioned as the best tasting non-nutritive sweetener found in nature. Through the fermentation of sugarcane and a partnership with... Read More

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12 Jun 2019 | Puris

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11 Jun 2019 | Gat Foods

Gat Foods’ Fruitlift, the real-fruit based solution to replace refined sugars in RTE cereals, is advancing into the next phase of its go-to-market plan following its launch in March this year. Gat Foods will install a lab-scale extrusion plant to integrate Fruitlifit into various breakfast cereal... Read More

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11 Jun 2019 | Kalsec

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11 Jun 2019 | Diana Food

Diana Food is now offering a line of USDA organic certified colors, claimed to demonstrate the next generation of their leadership in coloring foods. "From the blue shade of spirulina to the blueberry/raspberry shade of purple carrot, our portfolio of organic colors and customized organic blends brings... Read More

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11 Jun 2019 | DSM

DSM showcased an “on-the-go” yogurt prototype created with DSM’s DelvoGuard protective cultures at IFT 2019. This culture range can help dairy producers meet consumer demand for clean labels and a longer shelf-life at both ambient and chilled temperatures, maintaining product freshness and unique taste and... Read More

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11 Jun 2019 | Tate and Lyle

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07 Jun 2019 | ADM

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05 Jun 2019 | AAK

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03 Jun 2019 | Emsland

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24 May 2019 | Red Arrow

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22 May 2019 | Meat Cracks

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17 May 2019 | Raps

A key area of focus for RAPS is reducing cooking time while maintaining taste and quality in their products. The company’s technologies allows for distinct flavor combinations such as coffee ham and asparagus ham. Georg Achterkamp, Director Research and Development for RAPS, tells FoodIngredientsFirst that... Read More

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