The Triple-T program takes a three-pronged approach to supply-chain traceability: trace, test, and trust.
The probiotic energy tablet the company is exhibiting at SupplySide West contains 2 billion CFU of probiotics per tablet, but the firm says it can also manufacture other probiotic chewables that contain up to 25 billion CFU probiotic/tablet.
The ingredient, called Sustra 2434, is a blend of native corn starch and tapioca flour and, according to the company, has been scientifically shown in the company’s proprietary research to promote a lower glycemic index and steadier blood sugar levels over an extended period of time.
Reginator is a patented blend of nine essential amino acids, plus arginine, that has been shown to increase muscle synthesis.
The new format is a stick pack containing probiotic powder that melts directly in the mouth—no water needed, the company says.
The new ingredient has a “degree of hydrolysis (DH) of 20,” the company says, which makes it significantly more absorbable in the body compared to other forms of protein.
Lipofoods (Barcelona), a company specializing in microencapsulated functional ingredients for foods, beverages, and dietary supplements, is introducing a new, microencapsulated, slow-release caffeine ingredient targeting athletes at this week’s SupplySide West trade show in Las Vegas.
The positive role dietary supplements play in the lives of consumers of all ages has only continued to grow.
Corby Reese, partner and managing director at Swander Pace Capital (San Francisco), talks about the ins and outs of private equity in the natural products space.
When big CPG companies acquire smaller natural companies, should the two companies remain largely separate?