National Starch Introduces New Encapsulating Material

March 22, 2011

Q-Naturale SF is for sugar-free applications and Q-Naturale CL is for natural and clean-label products.

National Starch Food Innovation has introduced two new Q-Naturale encapsulation options-Q-Naturale SF for sugar-free applications and Q-Naturale CL for natural and clean-label products. The materials can be used to encapsulate and protect flavors, nutrients, and active ingredients, including omega-3 and beta-carotene color. The products are designed to save manufacturers time during spray drying, due to their higher solids content. Q-Naturale was originally introduced as a beverage emulsifier and is marketed as a more-stable source than gum arabic. National Starch Food Innovation (Bridgewater, NJ), 800/743-6343, www.foodinnovation.com.