2018 Clean Label Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Labels

Global Food Forums® thanks these sponsors and tabletop exhibitors for their enthusiastic support of the 2018 Clean Label Conference. Their contributions makes it possible for attendees to experience a richer educational and networking experience. Attendees are able to access to a self-selected group of vendors dedicated to provide ingredient tools for simplified labels. 

Axiom; Almond Board; Amaz!n™ Plums; Anutra Grain; Bavaria Corp; Beneo; Biorigin; Biospringer; BriessCargill; Chr. Hansen; Corbion; DDW; Dupont; Edlong; Fibersol; Firmenich; Florida Food Products; Flavor Producers; GNT; Grain Millers; Herbstreith & Fox; Holton Food Products; Ingredion; ISC Gums; Layn; Lycored; Magrabar; MGP; Nexira; Novozymes; Ricebran Technologies; Savoury Systems Int’l; Sensus; Sethness; Siemer Specialty Ingredients; Synergy; Tate & Lyle; Thirdwave Bioactives; Tree Top; Wageningen University & Research; Wenda Ingredients; WTI.

Diamond Sponsor of the Seat Cover, Tuesday PM Networking Break, Pre-conference Texture Workshop, 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

Ingredion logo Imagine doing more to create new or improved products that set them apart in the marketplace. Rely on Ingredion’s broad portfolio of ingredients and deep applications expertise to overcome the challenges faced in clean label, health and nutrition, and more. Ingredion offers simpler, less processed foods and beverages with ingredients consumers recognize. Deliver products that delight with Ingredion. Visit our tabletop or learn more at: www.ingredion.us/simplified

Sponsor of the Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
Chr. Hansen logo Chr. Hansen Natural Colors is the only provider of natural colors that combines 140 years of unique application and regulatory expertise with a strong global presence and the widest natural color portfolio in the industry. We are experts at helping companies convert to and utilize natural colors. All our raw ingredients are specifically sourced from nature to offer bright and consistent solutions.

Sponsor of the Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor
Siemer Specialty Ingredients logo SSI is a manufacturer of naturally treated grain products that are designed to replace chemically modified ingredients in various applications. You can remove modified food starches from soup; replace chlorinated cake flour with a natural alternative; and use ingredients such as wheat flour in applications where food safety is of concern. Stop by their table for more information!

Sponsor of the Tuesday AM Snack Service and an Exhibitor
Edlong logo 2018 Experience the science and art of authentic taste. Edlong’s natural dairy-free and vegan flavors provide unique functionality to build mouthfeel and mask off-notes while replicating real dairy taste and simplifying labels across a wide range of sweet and savory applications. Our flavors also enhance taste and richness in products with reduced sugar, salt or fat. Rely on the only certified woman-owned flavor house, and member of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), to shorten the commercialization of your food and beverage launches.

Sponsor of the Notepad, 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Biospringer logo Biospringer, the yeast ingredient specialist, is a global producer of natural flavor bases derived from baker’s yeast. Biospringer’s fermentation derived yeast ingredients are ideal for sodium reduction, sweetness enhancement and flavor improvement in a broad range of applications. Biospringer’s collaborative team will help you develop formulations that demonstrate the benefits of gluten-free, organic, GMO-free and clean-label ingredients, produced in the U.S. at Biospringer’s GFSI-BRC-certified facility.

Sponsor of the Tuesday Lunch, 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Nexira Logo Nexira’s portfolio includes a wide range of natural ingredients and organic botanical extracts that meet current clean label demands and requirements.

Sponsor of the Monday Evening Reception and an Exhibitor
Savoury Systems logo Savoury Systems is a leader in the savory flavor ingredient industry. We specialize in yeast extracts, Non-GMO, salt and MSG replacers, and organic-compliant products. Additionally, we welcome the opportunity to work with you to formulate custom blends that meet your unique needs. Our team strives to bring best-in-industry service and selection to its valued customers. We pride ourselves on quick response to all inquiries and orders.

Sponsor of the Hotel Key Card and an Exhibitor
Grain Millers logo Grain Millers, Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of clean label conventional, organic and gluten-free, whole-grain ingredients and derivatives. Grain Millers Inc. uses modern milling technology and state-of-the-art automated systems to manufacture natural fibers, flakes, flours, brans and mixes from oats as well as wheat, rye, barley, triticale, corn, flax and ancient grains. All of Grain Millers Inc. mills are organic-, non-GMO and BRC-certified.

Sponsor of the Registration Lanyard and an Exhibitor
Thirdwave Bioactives logo ThirdWave Bio™, a Division of Agro BioSciences, is focused on developing novel, science-based, microbial solutions for the food and human-wellness industries. ThirdWave Bio’s bioVONTAGE™ range of cultured dextrose and whey-based food ingredients are designed to enhance the flavor profile of perishable foods while maintaining product quality, helping customers adapt to meet the growing consumer demand for healthier, cleaner labeled foods. ThirdWave Bio’s open innovation platform and collaborative team make product selection and project engagement simple.

Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
RiceBran Technologies logo RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW), is a global leader in the production and marketing of value-added ingredients derived from stabilized rice bran. RIBT has proprietary and patented intellectual property that enables the conversion of rice bran, one of the world’s most underutilized food sources, into a number of highly nutritious human-food ingredients, which are vegan, non-GMO verified and gluten-free, and make “Whole Grain Rice” and “Brown Rice Flour” packaging claims possible. www.ricebrantech.com

Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Wenda Ingredients logo WENDA INGREDIENTS offers all-natural, clean label meat and poultry ingredients with a focus on replacing chemicals and providing solutions to processors and brands. WENDA’s all-natural fruit and spice extracts are used globally in meat and poultry. They increase yield (eliminate phosphate) and pathogen protection, extend shelf life and color, and offer the world’s best “uncured” labeled meat-ingredient solution for replacing celery powder, cherry powder, HPP and chemical nitrite, erythorbate, lactate, diacetate, and so on. Going clean label has never been easier.

Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Flavor Producers logo Flavor Producers specializes in producing delicious flavors for the food and beverage industries. Flavor Producers offers premium-quality conventional and certified-organic flavors along with the new line of essences, extracts and natural emulsions. Visit the following website to see what’s new at Flavor Producers, your partner in flavor development www.flavorproducers.com

Sponsor of the Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
Beneo logo BENEO offers clean label, natural ingredients derived from chicory root, sugar beet, rice and wheat. These ingredients offer many solutions for today’s development challenges, such as reducing fat and sugar, improving texture and stability, or replacing unwanted ingredients with label-friendly, natural alternatives. With the 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. Visit: www.beneo.com

Sponsor of the Tuesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
Cargill logo Consumers increasingly study product labels and want the label to be as clean as possible. Many also seek non-GMO & organic product options. Cargill is here to help our customers meet consumer demand by offering a portfolio of label-friendly ingredient solutions. Some of the products in our growing label-friendly portfolio include ViaTech® stevia sweeteners, Oliggo-Fiber® chicory root fiber, SimPure® functional native starches, lecithins, hydrocolloids, plant proteins and Custom Texturizing Systems.

Sponsor of the Attendee Program Booklet, 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Tate & Lyle logo Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries. Texturants, Sweeteners and Health and Wellness make up our Specialty Food Ingredient division, while our Bulk Ingredients division houses bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products. Food Systems provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions. Our clean label and non-GMO sweetener, oat and starch solutions help food and beverage manufacturers meet consumer demand for simpler, easier-to-understand ingredient lists.

Sponsor of the Tuesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
Corbion logo Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives and lactides, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends and minerals and vitamins. We deliver high performance bio-based products made from renewable resources and applied in global markets such as bakery, meat, confectionery and beverage. Our clean label and non-GMO solutions appeal to consumer demand for simplified, label friendly ingredients, without sacrificing taste, quality or functionality. Corbion uses knowledge, agility, and dedication that delivers on ever-changing market demands.

Sponsor of the Tuesday Reception and an Exhibitor
Lycored logo Lycored Real Food Ingredients made from 100% tomato, provide ideal clean label solutions for taste, texture and color, that consumers can recognize and trust. SANTE helps reduce sodium and remove MSG, while providing improved taste, and be declared as simply “tomato concentrate.” Clear Tomato Concentrate (CTC) acts as a natural tomato addback taste improver, intensifying the character of tomato-based foods by “adding back” high Brix sweetness and acidity. For more information visit:

Sponsor of the Wednesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
Synergy logo Synergy Flavors® is a supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry. With 130 years of expertise, Synergy combines a heritage of flavor development with proprietary extraction technology, blending art and science to create exceptional taste profiles. Synergy delivers with organic and clean-label formulations. Our knowledge provides formulators with an ability to develop products that strike the perfect balance of inspiring taste and clean label requirements.

Sponsor of the Clean Label Magazine and an Exhibitor
WTI logo For more than 35 years, WTI has been the industry’s most trusted innovator in food safety and functional ingredients. WTI produces functional ingredients that help processors improve their products by inhibiting pathogen growth, extending shelf-life, enhancing product flavor, increasing yield, and improving product quality. We offer many options for different applications; liquid, dry, low sodium, sodium-free, all natural, conventional and organic.

Sponsor of the Tuesday AM Attendee Snack Service and an Exhibitor
Anutra Grain logo Anutra® Microfine Chia Powder is the highest and safest natural plant-based source of Omega-3s, Antioxidants, Fiber, Complete Protein, Calcium, and other important Phyto-Nutrients. Our worldwide process patent produces the only micro-ground (below 50 microns) chia powder. The result is a light, fluffy, free flowing powder that is 99% bio-accessible. It blends effortlessly into any food formulation without becoming gelatinous while maintaining all the inherent nutrition of chia including the very important Omega-3s.

Sponsor of the Wednesday Breakfast
Almond Board The Almond Board of California promotes almonds through its research-based approach to all aspects of marketing, farming and production on behalf of the more than 6,500 almond growers and processors in California, many of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order. For more information on California almonds, visit www.Almonds.com/food-professionals.

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Magrabar logo  Magrabar is a leading manufacturer of a range of antifoams and defoamers, emulsifiers and surfactants, additives, release agents and viscosity modifiers for both food grade and industrial uses. With products derived from materials including vegetable oil, mineral oil and silicones, we have innovative solutions for a wide range of industries and applications, including organic and non-organic food processing.

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
GNT logo EXBERRY® makes the beauty of nature accessible to all categories of food and beverages. A simple process of chopping, crushing, filtering, and blending, transforms fruits and vegetables into vibrant and reliable color solutions that are pure enough to eat by the spoonful. Sold in more than 65 markets worldwide and available in 400 different shades, EXBERRY® is the premier color solution for food and beverage manufactures of all sizes. Interested? Inquire about receiving a sample color kit at: www.gnt-group.com

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine
Firmenich logo Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the flavor and fragrance business. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has created many of the world’s best-known flavors and perfumes that billions of consumers enjoy each day. Its passion for taste and smell is at the heart of its success. It is renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its thought leadership in sustainability and exceptional understanding of consumer trends.

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine

DuPont Nutrition & Health combines in-depth knowledge of food and nutrition with current research and expert science to deliver unmatched value to the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries. It is an innovative problem-solver, drawing on deep consumer insights and a broad product portfolio to help our customers turn challenges into high-value business opportunities.
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Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine
ISC Gums logo Gum Acacia is a crucial ingredient in the production of a stable beverage emulsion. ISC Gums Premium Spray Dried Gum Acacia is trusted by beverage houses worldwide, unlike starches and other physically, enzymatically or chemically altered ingredients, the company says. Gum Acacia is over 90% soluble dietary fiber and completely soluble, making it easy to incorporate into numerous applications to support their health benefits, such as; beverages, cereal bars, baked good, dairy products. ISC Gums produces Organic, Non-GMO, Kosher, Halal certified Gum Acacia.

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine
Axiom logo with tagline Innovating allergen-friendly plant protein manufacturing since 2005 & receiving New Economy’s Clean Tech Food & Beverage Award, Axiom features organic hemp protein, the first of many virtually-neutral plant proteins. Signature products include the patented, clinically tested Brown Rice Protein, the truly organic, guaranteed gluten and soy-free Pea Protein. With more plant-based proteins, dairy alternatives, sweeteners, and starches in the pipeline, California-based Axiom is known for its large commercial supplies, FDA GRAS status, Quality and Heavy Metals Management Program.

Sponsor of the 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine
The expanding portfolio of natural, specialty ingredients from Briess offers almost unlimited options to help you to put a better label on the table. Briess ingredients are minimally, specially processed to maintain the natural integrity of the raw grain or starch, while developing flavor, color and function. Briess specialty malts, malt extracts, gluten free sweeteners, and sprouted, roasted and pregelatinized grains offer multiple solutions to help solve difficult formulating challenges. Non-GMO. RTE and organic options.

Biorigin logo For more than a decade, Biorigin has been developing new solutions to meet the customers´ expectations on natural ingredients that contribute functionalities and benefits for food applications. Biorigin follows the most important demands and market trends to offer yeast extracts and natural flavors for today’s label and formulation challenges, including sodium reduction and clean label initiatives, such as natural, non-GMO, and health and sustainable. USA-based support and inventory stock.

MGP logo MGP is known for its mastery in specialty wheat proteins and starches that include a number of nutritious, clean label and non-GMO offerings. Our expertise in combining art and science to produce these ingredients forms the foundation of a lasting legacy steeped in know-how and the ability to create the exceptional. Customers not only benefit from MGP’s in-depth experience, but also state-of-the-art capabilities, strong focus on innovation, and collaborative partnership approach to helping them succeed.
Fibersol logo ADM/Matsutani LLC will showcase Fibersol®, the premier line of soluble dietary fiber ingredients. Fibersol offers solutions to many of today’s formulation challenges. Whether formulators are seeking ways to reduce sugar and calories, meet clean label goals, create products that help promote digestive tract health or use a well-tolerated fiber to boost the fiber content of a food or beverage, Fibersol has a solution. It also offers formulators multiple label choices for desired product positioning.

Florida Food Products logo Founded in 1954 and located in the heart of Florida, Florida Food Products is a leading international agribusiness specializing in plant-based concentrates and extracts. Core competencies in sourcing, formulation and process technology enables the company to deliver innovative, customized natural/clean label solutions across a broad spectrum of products serving the food, meat, nutraceutical, personal and pet care industries.

Sethness logo Sethness has been the world’s leading manufacturer of Liquid and Powdered Caramel Colors for the food and beverage industries for over 135 years. Sethness Caramel Colors offer a wide range of strengths and hues to achieve food colors from light yellows to deep browns. They offer flexible, stable and economical coloring solutions to food processors around the globe. Sethness offers Caramel Colors verified as non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project, as well as certified-organic Caramel Colors.

DDW logo DDW “The Color House”, a world leader in caramel and natural coloring, offers innovative solutions to meet demand for “simple” ingredient label options, including its NaturBrown™ and EmulsiTech™ portfolios. Certified organic options include annatto extracts, caramel colors and cooked onion. DDW also offers several organic compliant colors and blends from natural sources to achieve “just the right color” for customers. All DDW manufacturing facilities are GFSI-certified for food safety.

Sunsweet logo With a unique blend of fiber, sugars, acids and antioxidants, Sunsweet Ingredients made from Amaz!n™ Plums enhance the flavors and textures of a variety of foods, while minimizing sugar, salt, fat and artificial ingredients. It offers clean label solutions for everything from meat and poultry products to sauces and bakery items. Since its inception in 1917, Sunsweet’s mission has always been the same: to contribute to good health by growing the world’s richest fruit.

Herbstreith & Fox logo The company group Herbstreith & Fox is a producer of high-quality pectin for the food and non-food industries. The product range is supplemented by the subsidiary Herbafood Ingredients GmbH. Herbafood produces functional dietary fibers, with a focus on citrus or apple fibers. These fit perfectly into “clean & simple” concepts for vegan emulsions as well as for stabilization, texturization and increasing the viscosity in food applications. The medium to dark-brown colored apple extract, Herbarom, adds taste accents by rounding off flavor profiles with applications in beverages, baked goods, sauces and meat products.

Sensus logo Sensus is a leading manufacturer of Chicory Root Fiber, a product line uniquely suited to capitalize on the clean label trend. These natural, non-GMO ingredients deliver properties such as texture enhancement, humectancy and sweetness. These benefits often allow manufacturers to replace less-desirable ingredients and shorten their ingredient statements. Listed as “chicory root fiber,” market research has also shown that consumers find this to be an appealing option on product labels.

Tree Top logo Tree 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.

Novozymes logo Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bio-innovation enables partners to transform the quality and sustainability of food and beverages, and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.
Visit: www.novozymes.com

Bavaria Corp logo Bavaria Corporation began in 1986 by making sausages from Willie Schaeflein’s traditional Bavarian recipes. Willie quickly recognized a lack of high quality specialty ingredients available in the USA, so he invested in manufacturing his own products. Today, Bavaria Corporation offers a wide range of ingredients, antimicrobials and marinade blends for meats, RTE foods, dips, spreads, salads, dressings, bakery, dairy and many additional food applications.

Layn logo Layn Corp is a global leader in the vertically integrated production of premium-quality, plant-based sweeteners, flavors and botanicals. Layn pioneered the natural high-potency sweetener industry and has been advancing its innovative ingredients for more than two decades. Layn’s ingredients are uniquely designed to meet the needs of global food, beverage and neutraceutical manufacturers. Its portfolio of monk fruit, stevia extracts and other functional botanicals, delivers superior taste profiles, a focus on sustainability, and proprietary formulations that satisfy a broad range of specific applications.
Visit: www.layncorp.com

Wageningen University & Research logo Wageningen University & Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research foundation. The mission of Wageningen University & Research is, “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.” Its staff of 6,500 plus 10,000 students from over 100 countries work around the world in healthy food and living environments for both governments and business communities. Its domain consists of three related core areas: Food and Food Production; Living Environment; and Health, Lifestyle and Livelihood. Exhibitor

Horton Food Products logo Since 1946, Holton Food Products has been at the forefront of developing superior stabilizers and specialty ingredients for the bakery, dessert and prepared food industries. Holton’s SIMPLY line of ingredient systems enhance texture, improve quality throughout shelf life and can resolve certain processing issues—all with simple, clean labels. Our talented and inspired R&D team is dedicated to ensuring your finished product is of the highest quality possible.
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