Sweetener Systems Ingredients Directory

Originally Published: August 3, 2020
Last Updated: February 25, 2021
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The Sweetener Systems Ingredient Directory provides a list of sweeteners, taste modulators and related ingredients used in the formulation of sweetened and sugar reduced foods, beverages and nutritional products. The list is based on Global Food Forums’ sponsors and exhibitors at the 2016-2020 Sweetener Systems Conferences as well as the 2014 Weight Management Technology Conference (see bottom of page).

Many sponsors and exhibitors participate in multiple annual events. Only their most recent listing is shown.




Sponsor of the Lunch and an Exhibitor

Ingredion LogoIngredion provides a comprehensive portfolio of sweeteners to meet your labelling and sugar reduction requirements, including non-GMO sweeteners, naturally based stevia, specialty non-nutritive sweeteners and non-GMO polyols. Supported by our Ingredion Idea Labs® science-based problem-solving and our DIAL-IN® Sweetness Technology, our experts work with your teams globally, bringing applications and formulation knowledge to help you create market-ready reduced-sugar products quickly with just-right taste, texture and performance. Let Ingredion do your R&D legwork.

Sponsor of the AM Break and an Exhibitor

Malt Products Corporation is a domestic manufacturer of a wide array of natural sweeteners. Our line ranges from MaltRite™ malt extracts; OatRite™ oat extracts; high-quality molasses; tapioca and brown rice syrups and powders; to liquid and dry cane sugar and invert syrups. We recently invested over USD 50M in state-of-the-art technology at our Dayton, Ohio, facility, including a state-of-the-art vacuum-tunnel drier. All of this investment is to serve the growing needs for non-GMO, organic and clean-label sugars. Malt Products is committed to demonstrating the nutritional value of these products and helping our customers find new uses across the food, beverage and related market segments.


Sponsor of the Tuesday Night Reception and an Exhibitor

Tree Top LogoTree Top believes everyone deserves good food. With its headquarters in the heart of Washington state’s bountiful fruit country, it remains committed to its co-op’s small-town roots and rural values. As one of the world’s largest producers of fruit-ingredient products from dried apples, fruit-juice concentrates to fruit purees and formulated fruit preps, Tree Top is a primary ingredient supplier to the U.S. market and global food and beverage industry.

Sponsor of the Sweetener Systems Magazine

Hunan Nutramax is the leading manufacturer of organic & natural sweeteners such as Monk Fruit Extract, Sweet Tea Extract, Stevia Extract and Sweeteners Blends OEM that have been certified with NOP Organic, Non-GMO, BRC, GRAS, NSF-GMP, ISO22000, ISO9001, Kosher and Halal. We have our own Planting Base for Monk Fruit & Sweet Tea leaves to guarantee the quality from the source with good traceability. Goods can be shipped directly from our CA warehouse. Contact us for more details. Email: sales@nutra-max.com or visit www.nutra-max.com

Sponsor of the Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor

ADM finds that sweet spot with the industry’s most comprehensive sweetening portfolio—and a reputation for reliability and quality second to none. We offer an extensive and ever-expanding array of sugar reduction tools, including sweeteners, flavors and enabling ingredients that meet today’s needs for optimized taste, mouthfeel, aroma, appearance and cost. Count on us to tackle challenges that impact both manufacturing processes and formulations, while keeping you on top of changing consumer preferences and regulatory guidelines.


Sponsor of the Sweetener Systems Magazine and an Exhibitor

ASR Group Domino Specialty Ingredients is unique in that we offer “real, clean, essential” Ingredients. Taste the sweet flavor of our Sugarcane Reb M, delivered in a unique way through fermentation, utilizing Sugar Cane. Additionally, we offer minimally processed Golden Granulated® Raw Cane Sugars, Organic Cane Sugars, Rice Syrup, Invert Sugars, Honey Sweeteners, Sugarcane and Molasses Distillates, Pharma Grade Sugars and free-flowing Co-Crystallized Sugars. We Have a sweet story to tell. We offer products verified in compliance with Non-GMO Project Standard & Fair Trade Certified Cane Sugars. Visit www.dominospecialtyingredients.com.

Sponsor of the Sweeteners Systems Magazine and an Exhibitor

ISC Gums LogoISC Gums is the leading manufacturer of Gum Acacia, HEYLO, and developer of our name brand Fusion Stabilizing Systems. Since 1941, ISC Gums has been helping customers like you create success stories. We create value-added hydrocolloid solutions; support a supply chain that spans the globe; and we are proud of our recycling initiatives, use of solar power and support of the forestry initiative. Allow ISC Gums to work with you to address your specific food texturizer and stabilizer needs.


Apura LogoApura Ingredients is a worldwide leader in direct manufacturing and distribution of sweeteners and food additives. Our core items include Sucralose, Aspartame, Ace-K, Stevia, Stevia Blends and Monk Fruit. Newer to our portfolio is Non-GMO Allulose, which functions like sugar without the added sugars & is very low in calories! Apura provides a top sales, quality and customer service team that is ready to provide exceptional service for your future needs.


BENEO’s added value ingredients, derived from non-GMO and natural sources, include prebiotic chicory root fibers, functional carbohydrates Isomalt and Palatinose™ and rice starch, all of which can reduce sugar. In addition to sugar reduction, benefits include fiber enrichment, improved digestive health, sustained energy and blood sugar & weight management, among others. With support of its expert departments (BENEO-Institute & BENEO Technology Center), BENEO helps customers create foods that meet today’s expectations for better nutrition and health.


Sweegen LogoSweegen brings you Bestevia® Taste Solutions, a full taste experience for sugar reduced foods and beverages delivering the sweetness profile and mouthfeel of full sugar. Our sugar-reduction portfolio combines next generation stevia sweeteners with modulation and mouthfeel building blocks. All components are non-GMO, label friendly and nature based. Our sweet solutions offer ease at use and competitive cost in beverage, dairy, nutrition, condiments and many other applications.


Austrade has been a leading supplier of Organic & non-GMO ingredients for over 20 years and provides a full range of sweeteners that include beet sugar; crystalline fructose; dextrose; glucose syrups (corn, rice and tapioca); glucose syrup solids; oat syrup; date syrup; natural fruit sweeteners from apples|dates|grapes; high maltose syrups; and fructose syrups.



Icon Foods specializes in supplying the health food industry with natural alternatives to sugar. We have nutritive and non-nutritive solutions to your clean label conundrum. Whether you are an established brand looking to reformulate for your consumers, or a food startup looking to break into the low-carb industry, we can get you the ingredients you need. We specialize in Ketogenic, Diabetic, Paleo, and Sugar-Free product solutions.


Edlong offers the broadest portfolio of natural dairy and dairy-free flavors that provide unique functionality to build mouthfeel and enhance sweetness perception, creating truly nostalgic and decadent products—all while delivering authentic taste and helping simplify labels. Edlong’s proprietary Sweet Spot® line was inspired by naturally sweet dairy compounds and can be used to help provide sweetness perception and improved mouthfeel in reduced sugar products. Reimagine your next innovation.


Almendra is a natural sweetener company and has worked with all aspects of stevia since 2002. Our dedicated state-of the-art stevia manufacturing plant in Thailand has FSSC 22000, HACCP and GMP certification. Steviose™ 100, our flagship product, contains >99.5% Rebaudioside A and delivers clean sweetness without bitter notes or licorice aftertaste. Steviarome™ is our range of clean label natural flavors with modulation properties. All products are kosher, halal, non-GMO and allergen free.


Rochem LogoRochem International, which recently celebrated its 25th year in business, is a leading global supplier of functional ingredients. Our core strength is offering clean label ingredients to assist customers with the implementation of sugar reduction strategies in existing formulations, as well as new plant-based protein product development. Rochem offers a full spectrum of Sweeteners (High Intensity, Polyols, Organics, Novelty), as well as a full spectrum of R&D/commercial solutions for Plant-Based Proteins (Soy, Pea, Rice, Fava, Mung, and many others). Our core values are reliability, quality assurance and regulatory compliance.




Monk Fruit Corp. allows you to create great tasting, innovative products with significantly less sugar and calories—all from the goodness of fruit! Monk Fruit Corp is the recognized industry leader, with the best quality and widest variety of monk fruit products and the majority share of the global monk fruit market (more than 3X our nearest competitor). Looking for monk fruit? Trust the monk™.





Wixon LogoThe key to crafting a quality sugar replacement strategy is in finding where your development goals fall along the spectrum of sweet taste, product integrity and consumer expectation. At Wixon, we are your sugar reduction partner – helping you reduce sugar, while maintaining sugar’s sweet profile. Our products include: Mag-nifique™ Sweet-Lift: Reduce up to 40% of sugar, labels “Natural Flavor” Mag-nifique™ Sweet Advantage: Reduce up to 80% of sugar, option of monk fruit or stevia formulation.


Ciranda supplies certified Organic, Non-GMO and Fair-Trade ingredients with expertise in sweeteners, starches, flours, cocoa, chocolate, coconut, oils and lecithin. Our nutritive sweetener portfolio includes a range of functional tapioca syrups; syrup solids; dextrose and maltodextrin; brown and clarified rice syrups; honey; agave syrup and agave inulin. The employee-owned company is proud to be celebrating 25 years of organic ingredients—a milestone achieved through strong global partnerships and core values.


Stevia One LogoWe are Stevia One! A Peruvian based company dedicated to the production of high quality Stevia extracts with a unique solvent-free, water-based extraction process. We grow our own Stevia fields on the Peruvian coast. We are committed to bring the most sustainable Stevia to the market, offering the first and only Stevia products to carry the Rainforest Alliance certified seal.


Hill Pharma Inc. (HPI) is a company devoted to improving the health of both people and the earth. HPI’s proprietary water-based technology allows us to produce ingredients the way nature intended. Our flagship ingredients are: Ortiva® Rice Proteins/Rice Milk/Rice Peptides, Pisiva® Pea Proteins and Magou-V™ Monk Fruit Sweetener made from organic and non-GMO raw materials. Our ingredients are functional, good tasting and affordable—promoting healthy people and a healthy planet.


Sensus is a leading manufacturer of Chicory Root Fiber, offering a full range of prebiotic fiber products. Our Frutafit® and Frutalose® plant based natural fiber products are used for functionality and nutrition purposes. Our products are clean label and invaluable tools for formulators to lower calories, fat and sugars as a nutrient dense option that maintains texture, mouthfeel and other sensory attributes in baking, snacks, dairy, beverages, frozen desserts, pasta and confectionery applications.


Pyure LogoPyure Ingredients specializes in natural sugar reduction. With our own retail brand, we are intimately and instantly aware of current consumer trends. Pioneers in organic/non-gmo stevia, erythritol and allulose, we are always ahead of the trend. No matter your unique application, Pyure has a solution that will fit your formulation requirements. Explore our full range of natural sugar reduction tools and exploit our depth of knowledge in the realm of natural sugar reduction.


Sensient LogoSensient Technologies is a trusted partner for food and beverage manufacturers. Our depth of knowledge and expertise is based on our integrated portfolio of natural flavors, colors and taste modulation technologies and our products’ use in food and beverage applications. Our Taste Modulation™ technologies and Natural Extracts enable brands to offer their consumers clean label, healthful solutions around low sugar, low salt and high protein. We enable our customers to transform their products by creating authentic, fresh and flavorful experiences.



Sponsor of the AM In-Conference Package and an Exhibitor

Cargill markets a full portfolio of nutritive and non-nutritive specialty sweeteners for the food and beverage industry, backed by top-notch technical expertise and a secure reliable supply chain. Our zero-calorie sweeteners help address increasing demand for sugar reduction. Zerose® erythritol, ViaTech® stevia leaf extract and EverSweet™ next-generation sweetener make great tasting, reduced-sugar foods and beverages a sweet reality!


Orochem LogoOrochem Technologies Inc., a US Based Biotech Company has successfully commercialized purification and production of Tagatose from whey, Mannose from palm kernel, teviol Glycosides from stevia leaves, Fructose from corn starch, and Mogroside V from monk fruits. Orochem’s R&D Center in Illinois provides vertically integrated Chromatography and Simulated Moving Bed process from discovery to manufacturing. Orochem’s team of scientists and chemical engineers assist customers to develop and implement economical and scalable process within a very short cycle time.


Layn LogoLayn Corp is a global leader in the vertically integrated production of premium quality natural sweeteners. With 20+ years of experience, Layn has pioneered the natural high-intensity sweetener industry with innovative products designed to meet the needs of our international food, beverage and pharmaceutical customer base. Layn’s portfolio of monk fruit, stevia extracts and other functional botanicals offers a superior taste profile, focus on sustainability and proprietary formulations to satisfy a broad range of customer-specific applications.


Flavor Sweet LogoFCI Flavors provides superior quality flavors to the supplement, natural foods and functional foods industries. FlavorSweet® is an all natural masking agent and flavor enhancer. It is excellent for masking off notes associated with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal extracts and high intensity sweeteners. FlavorSweet® has a clean, slightly sweet profile that works well with most flavor systems and is label friendly. FlavorSweet® is now available USDA Organic.


Pure Sweet Honey LogoPure Sweet Honey Farm is a premier supplier only the world’s finest quality of Honey, Molasses, and Pure Maple Syrup/Sugar to the food industry for over thirty five years. Our modern state of the art facility is centrally located in Verona, Wisconsin. We are annually audit by a third party with a SQF Level 2, and certified to process Organic honey, maple syrup, and molasses. We are proud upstanding member of the Western Honey Packers Association.


Omega Ingredients LogoOmega Ingredients Ltd are a unique, highly specialised, award-winning business renowned worldwide for delivering innovative, cutting-edge flavors through the use of all-natural materials. Utilising only the highest quality, provenance driven ingredients for the creation of natural flavors, their latest innovation ΩMegaSweet® is a new generation, 100% natural flavor system. Designed specifically to reduce calories in food and beverages by enhancing flavour, retaining the mouthfeel of sucrose, boosting natural sweetness and enabling sugar reduction by up to 50%.


BioNeutra LogoBioNeutra is a science based functional food ingredient company committed to improving public health by offering high quality isomalto-oligosaccharides (IMO). VitaFiberTM IMO – is a healthy, low calorie sweetener, which is a dietary fiber and prebiotic. VitaFiberTM IMO is the result of a patented process of transforming starch molecules from different agricultural crops into functional molecules of IMO. The product is able to help with the world’s growing problems, weight management and digestive health.




The Ingredient House LogoThe Ingredient House is a global ingredient supplier providing customers that special combination of service, quality & value. Our portfolio covers Sweeteners (Acesulfame K, Aspartame, Saccharin, Sucralose, Luo Han Guo, Stevia, Agave Syrup, Neotame, L-Arabinose, CS Solids), Polyols (Erythritol, Xylitol, Mannitol, Maltitol, Sorbitol); Hydrocolloids (Carrageenan, Cellulose Gel, Cellulose Gum, HPMC/MC, Croscarmellose Sodium, Alginates, Tara Gum, Pectin); Fibers, Flavors, Cultures, Cultured Dextrose & Organic options. Our team will be pleased to design a solution for you!


Anderson Global LogoAnderson Global Group is an Irvine, CA based supplier of the world’s best functional food ingredients, and our exclusive partnership with Advanced Ingredients has expanded our offering of the best clean label fibers, binders, humectants and emulsifiers. Whether you’re after gluten free, organic, or a cleaner label, we’ve got you covered.



Please see the sponsors and exhibitors below, all of whom have made a commitment to ingredients serving in formulated sweetener systems. Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Astraea Allulose, Tate & Lyle, Suzhou-Chem, Prinova, PanaSource, Abelei, The National Honey Board, Suzanne’s Specialties, Sweet Harvest Foods, Tradin Organic.

Sponsor of the Breakfast and an Exhibitor

National Honey Board LogoThe National Honey Board is your source for developing clean label foods and beverages with honey, an all-natural sweetener made in nature, not in a manufacturing facility. In addition to imparting an exceptional flavor profile, honey also performs a variety of functional roles in clean label products, such as improving texture and mouthfeel, and extending the shelf life of products naturally.


Abelei Flavors LogoA flavor manufacturer based in the U.S., abelei is comprised of respected teams of experienced professionals, creating delicious, application-specific flavors on-time and on-target. We assist our clients in getting to market faster with flavorings that fit their product requirements. We specialize in creating great-tasting sweet brown, citrus fruit, soft fruit and other top-note flavors perfect for foods, beverages, dairy, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceutical applications.




Sponsor of the 2017 Sweetener Systems Conference Summary and an Exhibitor

PanaSource LogoPanaSource Ingredients is a professional distributor of high quality ingredients headquartered in Edison, NJ. We specialize in the following categories: high intensity sweeteners, natural sweeteners, herbal extracts, and additional ingredients for the food, beverage, and nutraceutical industry. We have built strong partnerships with strategic manufacturers which enable us to provide high quality products with continuous supply. At PanaSource Ingredients, our vision is to create a long-term relationship based on trust, integrity, customer satisfaction, and loyalty.

Sponsor of the 2017 Sweetener Systems Conference Summary

Suzanne's Specialties LogoSuzanne’s Specialties is a manufacturer and supplier of natural & organic sweeteners to health food processors. Our product portfolio includes: organic brown rice syrup, organic rice maltodextrins & syrup solids, organic tapioca syrup & starch, organic honey, organic agave syrup, organic agave inulin, organic sugar, organic invert syrups, organic molasses and organic barley malt syrup. We are uniquely positioned to prepare proprietary blends of natural sweeteners to meet specified customer requirements. We can help you to go from refined sweeteners to completely natural. “Sweeteners the Way Mother Nature Intended” is our motto at Suzanne’s.

Sponsor of the 2017 Sweetener Systems Conference Summary

Tradin Organic offers the finest quality organic sweeteners to fit your ideal application and labeling needs. Every ingredient is certified organic, which means it’s always non-GMO. They are produced from traditional and alternative raw materials, with direct grower and processor involvement. Tradin supplies a full suite of organic ingredients. Offering an array of sweeteners, from organic coconut sugar and syrup, organic date paste, and organic sweet potato syrup to organic cane sugar and our own organic non GMO project verified honey, Tradin has a sweet solution for your mix.


Prova logoSince 1978, Prinova has been a leader in providing high-quality ingredients, flavors and value-added nutrient fortification products to the global food, feed and wellness industries. The Prinova team of application experts, technical specialists and certified flavorists assist customers from concept to completion to develop, improve, and enhance the taste and function of their products. The company recently acquired two premix divisions, expanding their global footprint with six manufacturing sites around the world located on three different continents.


Sweet Harvest LogoSweet Harvest Foods is one of the country’s largest processors of 100% pure all-natural honey, serving some of the best-known manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the United States. A global network of in-market direct buyers safeguards the purity of our product by establishing relationships and conducting in-person audits of local honey consolidators. And our commitment to retain the natural pollen in our honey ensures a superior product and allows for third-party traceability.


Suzhou LogoWith 19 years of experience, Suzhou-Chem Inc. delivers quality products at competitive prices to customers in the US and Canada. Service and attention to detail differentiates us from the competition. We partner with select ingredients manufacturers in China to provide the consistently highest quality ingredients to our customers. We specialize in VC, VC derivatives, and high intensity/artificial sweeteners. Main products: Vitamin C, Ascorbic Acid, sodium ascorbate, calcium ascorbate, Sodium saccharin, calcium saccharin, Aspartame, Acesulfame-K, Sucralose, Stevia, Caffeine, Potassium sorbate, ascorbyl palmitate.


Tate & Lyle LogoTate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, with operations in over 30 locations worldwide. Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Specialty Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by our Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations groups. Specialty Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: texturants, sweeteners, and health and wellness. Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).


Astraea LogoAstraea Allulose, a new, GRAS, zero-calorie sugar is the first commercialized allulose in the world by Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. Matsutani develops all technologies as the pioneer with International Society of Rare Sugars for over 20 years of experiments. Astraea is composed of rare sugar monosaccharaides-one of approximately 50 that exist in nature. Not only does Astraea reduce calories in finished products, it is scientifically proven to attenuate blood glucose for the weight management and reduced calorie markets without the drawbacks of long-lasting aftertaste.


Carolina Innovative LogoToday’s consumers are seeking healthier options, and the industry needs reliable ingredients to meet that demand. Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) sweet potato ingredients answer both needs, supporting functional formulations with a diverse range of juice, syrup, and dehydrated products that serve as nutritious additions or replacements in a variety of organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, and traditional applications. Our clean label sweetener, Carolina Sweet, is higher in mineral content than other leading natural sweeteners.



Sponsor of the Attendee Registration Desk Package and an Exhibitor
AIDP represents NutraEx sweeteners which taste rich, bright and clean—like sugar. Natural non-nutritive sweeteners, such as stevia and monk fruit, have serious taste issues. NutraEx proprietary technologies modify and correct flaws of natural sweeteners. We created a sweetening system (modulator) and delivery system (micro-encapsulation) to remove bitterness and off-taste while giving a smooth gentle rising onset. As a result, SugarLike™ brand sweeteners work great in beverages, dairy, confections, bakery and nutraceutical products.

Sponsor of the PM Break and an Exhibitor
Making Healthy Taste Good, and Good Tasting Healthier™ is the core of FlavorHealth’s mission to create natural flavor solutions that help food and beverage manufacturers deliver healthier products without compromising the taste experience. Through innovation, technology and consumer insights, we take ingredients found in nature to create bitter-balancing, sodium-reduction and sweet-enhancement solutions. FlavorHealth helps brands naturally improve the health and taste of our foods and drinks. Learn more at www.FlavorHealth.com.


MAFCO Worldwide LLC is recognized as a leading manufacturer of food and beverage ingredients. Using the unique properties of glycyrrhizin, MAFCO has developed the Magnasweet® product line. Magnasweet products are multifunctional ingredients imparting sweetness, intensity and prolongation, as well as enhancing additional desirable flavors and masking any undesirable flavors in beverages, food, pharmaceuticals and personal care products.

Senomyx discovers novel flavor ingredients that boost taste sensations such as sweet. Our flavor ingredients help food and beverage companies create or reformulate better-for-you products, for example, by allowing them to significantly reduce the use of traditional, higher calorie sweeteners, while maintaining the same taste. We also develop savory flavors, bitter blockers and cooling agents. Our products are used by many of the world’s leading food and beverage companies.

Steviva Ingredients is your trusted supply chain partner, specializing in all-natural, high-intensity sweeteners–monk fruit, erythritol, stevia, xylitol, agave nectar and more. Our proprietary blends and versatile mesh size offerings (50, 100 and 150 mesh) have been helping manufacturers achieve clean label sugar reduction for more than 15 years. Courtesy samples available! Our entire portfolio is all-natural, GMO-free and allergen-free. We also offer custom blending and private label manufacturing.

Ajinomoto is the largest producer of aspartame, the most successful high-potency sweetener with a clean, sugar-like taste that is used in over 6,000 products. Ajinomoto has also introduced its newest sweetener, advantame, to its ingredient portfolio. This versatile sweetener is clean-tasting, cost-effective and delivers excellent flavor enhancement. It can replace a portion of the sugar and calories in beverages, while maintaining the same great taste and reducing cost.

Don’t sacrifice flavor for a clean, simple label. Put a “Better Label on the Table” with Briess natural ingredients for foods and beverages. Briess malt extracts, gluten-free sweeteners, malt ingredients, and pregelatinized or roasted grains deliver flavor, color, texture and function while helping achieve clean, simple labels. Ask about InnoSweet™ Sprouted Whole Wheat Powder, a first-of-its-kind, whole-grain nutritive sweetener that reduces “added sugars” while increasing whole-grain content. Non-GMO. Made in the USA.

MycoTechnology is an innovator in the food and beverage industry, developing unique and novel functional ingredients that meet consumer demands. Leveraging their fungi fermentation expertise, MycoTechnology introduced ClearTaste, the world’s first certified-organic taste modulator that is capable of reducing/ eliminating the need for sugar by blocking the perception of bitterness, astringency and sourness. MycoTechnology has success in mitigating off notes of artificial and natural sweeteners.


Tuesday Breakfast and Lunch Sponsor and an Exhibitor
Phase 2 Carb Controller® is the first clinically studied extract of the white bean and the only ingredient with two separate structure/function claims for starch reduction and weight loss. It is a natural, GRAS, non-stimulant ingredient for use in a variety of functional foods. Sensory evaluations have shown that phase 2 does not affect the taste or texture of foods, nor does it replace any of the ordinary ingredients for most recipes.

Tuesday A.M. Break and Attendee In-Conference Gift and an Exhibitor
Founded in 1895, Nexira is a global leader in natural ingredients and botanical extracts for food, nutrition and dietary supplements.Nexira first built its reputation as the world leader in acacia gum and now manufactures a wide range of natural ingredients with proven health benefits, such as Fibregum™, a source of soluble dietary fiber coming from 100%-natural acacia gum. Offering a minimum of 90% soluble fiber, Fibregum™ is clean label and available in organic grades.Clinical studies have demonstrated the numerous health benefits of Fibregum™ and its prebiotic properties at a daily dose of six grams. Fibregum™ is the perfect gentle, healthy and convenient solution to meet your clean label requirements.

Monday Evening Reception and an Exhibitor
Z-Trim is a highly functional Food Ingredient that is used by a growing number of food formulators seeking greater functionality and product performance than they can get from starches, gums, fats and other ingredients. These performance attributes have been proven beneficial in dressings and sauces, dairy, bakery and meat applications. Made from natural sources, either oat hulls or corn bran, Z-Trim assists food formulators in keeping clean labels, short and consumer-friendly.

Attendee Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
Ardent Mills™, backed by its unrivaled technical support, exceptional customer service and the supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of 40 community mills, is the premier flour-milling and ingredient company born from two industry pioneers, ConAgra Mills® and Horizon Milling®. Responsive services and can-do people help customers stay ahead of the curve, drive growth, improve profitability and manage commodity risk. Working with the industry for the good of grain, Ardent Mills is a trusted partner in nurturing customers, consumers and communities through innovative and nutritious grain-based solutions.

Attendee Registraton Lanyard and Attendee Luggage Tag and an Exhibitor
American Casein Company (AMCO) offers products with excellent solubility and ingredients for low-fat, low-lactose and fortified applications. From exercise recovery drinks and bars to protein and calcium fortification, we support our partners with a wide variety of products. Our products include casein, caseinates, hydrolyzed proteins, complete milk proteins and our new product–SunSoy Pro™. With our expertise, quality product portfolio and value-added services, AMCO delivers a complete package for you to succeed in the ever-changing marketplace.

Attendee Binder and an Exhibitor
International Fiber Corporation is committed to helping the food industry discover new approaches to formulating superior-tasting weight management foods. Every calorie counts, and adding insoluble fiber to foods lets you begin reducing calories while increasing satiety. It’s a straightforward approach to caloric reduction, which brings with it the natural health benefits of fiber. Make International Fiber Corporation your partner for weight management formulations.

Attendee Hotel Keycard and an Exhibitor
Comax Flavors is a world leader in proprietary flavors technology and innovation. We are a full-service, family-owned company which has served the needs of clients in the food and beverage industries for more than 35 years. We offer a wide range of flavors, from sweet to dairy and from savory to bakery goods. Comax has a well-earned reputation for commercial success in creating natural flavors and WONFs.

Attendee Bag and Keynote Speaker Scott Martling of International Food Network and an Exhibitor
Today’s food and beverage companies are challenged to balance nutrition, taste, convenience and value to deliver products that are preferred by consumers. As the world’s leading supplier of innovative nutrition and taste systems, Kerry is uniquely positioned to help our customers deliver that balance. Kerry’s nutrition and taste systems are underpinned by a strong food heritage, fundamental science and research, and are skillfully designed by the industry’s most talented, creative food and beverage professionals.

Attendee Notepad and an Exhibitor
Lactalis Ingredients, a top whey supplier in the world, and a division of dairy leader Groupe Lactalis, is proud to launch Pronativ in the U.S. Also known as Prolacta, this unique, native whey protein is obtained by mechanical filtration of milk. It provides an undenatured amino-acid profile with a higher tryptophan, leucine and cystine content. This allows for better nutritional benefits than a regular WPC for infant formulas, sport nutrition and senior health management products, as well as providing greater functionalities (e.g., foaming and emulsification) for the food industry.

Sponsor of Kantha Shelke’s Presentation “From Amla to Zingiber”and an Exhibitor
Bioactives American Corporation is a supplier of science-based, clean label ingredients for food, beverage and nutraceutical applications. Our ingredients improve the health and quality of life of your consumers. We specialize in branded and standardized, self-affirmed GRAS ingredients for weight and blood sugar management. These include:

SALSULIN TM /Salacia oblonga Extract
AMLAAC TM/Water-soluble Amla Extract
CurQfen TM /Curcumin-Fenugreek complex
Garcinia cambogia water-soluble Extract
Black Seed Extract Red Kidney Bean Extract, Green Coffee Bean water-soluble Extract

Sponsor of the Product Sampling Station – Retrieval Products
RQA, Inc. celebrates 25 years of excellence [NOTE: in 2015] with the relaunch of its Retail Quality Audit, Brand Integrity, Consumer Complaint Retrieval, Product Retrieval and Recall Services! With our Crisis Management and RQA’s Food Forensics™ contaminant investigation services, RQA once again provides the most comprehensive support in the industry, from concept to consumption. Our Product Dynamics division offers product design, sensory research and consumer insight, integrating sound science with creative research to develop products that delight the consumer.

Tuesday P.M. Break and an Exhibitor
Our DuPont™ Danisco® ingredient portfolio is comprised of ingredients that enable healthier nutritional profiles without compromising taste and texture. Our fibers, polyols and sweeteners, specialty proteins, hydrocolloids, emulsifiers and cultures are well-established for a variety of foods, beverages and dietary supplements. Four separate human clinical studies have been published to document and validate that our Litesse® polydextrose can enhance satiety and reduce energy intake. DuPont has strong science-based, regulatory and applications specialists available to help build your brand.

Sponsor of the A.M. Beverage Service
U.S. dairy ingredients naturally add great taste, nutritional benefits, functionality, convenience and value to foods and beverages. The Global Marketing Program of the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) works with food and beverage manufacturers to help innovate new or improved products that deliver consumer appeal. USDEC is a nonprofit, independent membership organization that represents the global trade interests of U.S. dairy producers, proprietary processors and cooperatives, ingredient suppliers and export traders.

Sponsor of the 2014 Weight Management Technologies Seminar Website

SunOpta adds value to natural, non-GMO and organic raw materials to produce a variety of grain-, fruit- and fiber-based ingredient solutions for food manufacturers. Included in our portfolio are a branded family of insoluble Oat, Soy, Cellulose and Rice Fibers perfect for enhancing dietary fiber content of products and meeting the demands of new regulatory standards and health-conscious consumers. We provide technical expertise to help customize formulations and natural processing techniques that differentiate products in the marketplace.

Stepan Lipid Nutrition is a global leader in the production and supply of scientifically sound, naturally derived lipid ingredients used in the food, nutrition and pharmaceutical industries to improve functional performance and nutritional health and well-being. Our patent-protected ingredients: CLARINOL® CLA, PINNOTHIN® pinenut oil, MARINOL® concentrated fish oils and NEOBEE® Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are sold to the weight management, sports nutrition, heart health and child nutrition segments.

Axiom Foods is the world’s first, largest and most innovative source for whole-grain brown rice ingredients, featuring Oryzatein® rice protein and Oryz-O-Lait™ rice milk. This company has been known for proprietary, chemical-free plant extraction methodologies, including rice, peas, sacha inchi, oats, etc. David Janow (CEO/ Founder) is dedicated to clinical research, including 2013 results showing Axiom’s rice protein is as good as whey at building muscles, and an upcoming satiety for weight management study.

Celanese. Enrich Your Expectations with Qorus™ Sweetener System. Celanese’s food ingredients business presents the Qorus™ sweetener system. Qorus enables you to balance sweetness and flavor to delight the consumer with pure, authentic taste. Formulating is easy with Qorus, and it helps to close the taste gap to full- sugar products. It is ideal for low- to no-calorie beverages, such as carbonated soft drinks, non-carbonated beverages, flavored waters, energy drinks, juice-based drinks, cocktails and flavored milk. Learn more and request a sample at Qorus.Celanese.com.

American Egg Board. REAL egg ingredients perform more than 20 unique functions and can greatly assist in the formulation of weight management foods. Research suggests high-quality protein, from ingredients like REAL eggs, helps reduces hunger; boosts satiety; and reduces brain responses involved with food cravings; and may help manage weight. With all this functionality from a natural, consumer-friendly ingredient, why would you use anything else? Stop by our table to learn how REAL eggs can make REAL difference in your applications.

NIZO food research is innovative and one of the most advanced contract research companies in Europe. Since 1948, we have successfully assisted food and ingredient companies to make better foods and more profit.We offer a complete range of services in the areas of flavor-texture, gut health, process optimization and food safety, giving access to the latest food science and technology, and expertise in well-scoped projects. And what’s more, IP is for our clients. As a guiding principle, project results become the property of the client with whom we are working.

Penford Food Ingredients is a premier carbohydrate company that provides non-GMO potato, corn, tapioca, waxy maize and rice starches, resistant starches, specialty gums and customized ingredient systems for dairy, snacks, bakery, coatings, meats, confectionery, beverages and sauces. The full portfolio offers caloric-reduction technologies by way of fat and sugar reduction, and by way of replacing higher-caloric content with lower-caloric systems.

Bell Flavors and Fragrances. Since 1912, Bell Flavors and Fragrances has dedicated its resources and focus towards developing quality and innovative flavors for all sectors of the food and beverage industries. Bell brings superior customer service, high-quality products and creativity to every customer. Bell offers flavors in liquid, powder, spray dry and paste forms, with capabilities including flavor enhancers; masking agents; bitterness suppressors; and salt reducers; replacers and extenders. Bell has manufacturing facilities in six countries and sales offices in 40 countries.

Ajinomoto. In the food business for over a century, Ajinomoto has provided both tasty and healthful products to consumers. Literally translated, Ajinomoto means “the essence of taste.” Ajinomoto established its name with monosodium glutamate. Product offerings have expanded to include amino acids, artificial sweeteners, savory ingredients and specialty ingredients. Ajinomoto’s management philosophy is focused on making significant advances in food and health on a global basis. Ajinomoto provides the “essence of taste,” and it has done so without compromise for nearly 100 years. Providing products that not only taste good, but are good for you, is Ajinomoto’s promise.

DSM Nutritional Products, the global leader in nutrition, is the world’s premier producer of vitamins, carotenoids, custom nutrient blends, omega-3 and -6 LC PUFAs, and nutraceuticals to dietary supplement and food product manufacturers. DSM Nutritional Products has global R&D capabilities and an international network of technical service, production and distribution facilities. DSM offers a broad portfolio of innovative weight management solutions, such as Fabuless®, OatWell® and Custom Nutrient Premixes, addressing appetite-control, satiety and weight.

PLT Health Solutions is a trusted discoverer, developer and marketer of high-quality, scientifically supported ingredients that enhance health and functionality. By delivering an unsurpassed mix of expertise, resources and service, PLT Health Solutions is committed to helping both its strategic partners and valued customers grow. Please see us for ingredients like Vibrant Harvest™ Whole Food Powders, uniquely providing all the nutrients, flavor, color and aroma of fruits and vegetables; and Satiereal® and Adipromin™, clinically studied weight management ingredients.

J G Pizzey Inc. BlendPῡr™ a new ingredient manufactured by flax seed pioneers Glenn and Linda Pizzey, will be presented by J G Pizzey Inc. BlendPῡr™ is a fat-replacement ingredient for breads, rolls, cakes and muffins. This wonderful flax seed ingredient not only reduces the amount of fat on your label by 50%, it also reduces your cost, increases moisture retention and is a source of valuable ALA omega-3 (200mg per serving) and fiber (270mg per serving). Visit us on our web site at www.jgpizzey.comto learn more.

WILD Flavors’ in-depth knowledge of developing food and beverage products enables our customers to launch new concepts, including reduced- or no-calorie products. WILD has proven solutions to the challenges of no-calorie sweeteners and is vertically integrated in stevia, offering cost-effective, no-calorie, natural sweeteners. WILD created stevia blends that deliver a flavor profile more similar to sugar and more acceptable to consumers by utilizing our extensive taste modification expertise developed from in-house, natural materials. WILD’s Sweetness Enhancers are proprietary, natural flavors that provide the perception of sweetness.

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