2019 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. 

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The following sponsors and exhibitors

Axiom FoodsIngredion; GNT; Siemer; Biospringer; Nexira; Lycored; Chr. Hansen; Ribus; Sensus; Austrade; Grain Millers; COSUCRA; CJ America; ZoomEssence; WTI; Third Wave Bioactives; Cargill; Sunsweet; Curion; MÜNZINGIdaho Milk Products;; Clarkson Specialty Lecithins; Bay State MillingHealthy Food Ingredients; Brookside Flavors & Ingredients; Sensient; ISC Gums; BENEO; Emsland Group; CP Kelco’s; Edlong; Pecan Deluxe; Socius; Fibersol; Savoury Systems; FoodCare Technologies; Prosur; Herbstreith & Fox; Corbion; Tree Top and Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

Diamond Sponsor of the Seat Cover, PM Break, Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

Ingredion logoBring your products to life with ingredients consumers recognize and accept to help build clean label appeal. Rely on Ingredion’s deep applications expertise and broad portfolio of ingredients, including many Non-GMO Project Verified and organic solutions, to overcome formulation challenges and help keep consumers coming back for more. When you work with us, you can offer consumers the simpler, yet delicious foods and beverages they prefer. Visit our tabletop or learn more at www.ingredion.us/simplified.


Sponsor of the Notepad and Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor

GNT logoGNT is the creator of EXBERRY®, the leading brand of natural colors for the food and beverage industry that are derived solely from fruits, vegetables, and edible plants through a process of chopping, pressing, filtering and blending. We reject the use of any organic solvents or additives, opting for a mechanical manufacturing process using only water. Our technical specialists supports customers during all stages of product formulation—from color matching and stability testing to regulatory and compliance support. EXBERRY® is available in a range of product formats and colors suitable for any application. Contact us at info@gntusa.com for a free consultation or sample request. www.gntusa.com


Sponsor of the Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor

SIEMER LOGOSSI 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. information! www.siemerspecialtyingredients.com/


Sponsor of the Water Bottle and an Exhibitor

Biospringer logoBiospringer, 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. www.biospringer.com/en/


Sponsor of the Tuesday Lunch, the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

Nexira LogoNexira is the world leader in acacia gum and a premier supplier of organic ingredients and active botanical extracts for the Food, Nutrition and Health industries. Clean up your label with our natural, functional and nutritional ingredients! Nexira offers natural solutions for your technological challenges (selected acacia gum as a natural texturizer or clean emulsifier). Our natural botanical extracts are perfect to fortify your recipe (native vitamins, natural fiber…)! Keep your ingredient list short and simple with our label-friendly ingredients. www.nexira.com/Natural-functional-ingredients-for-the-Food-industry_2.html


Sponsor of the Tuesday Lunch and an Exhibitor

Lycored_logo-Tag-LineLycored is committed to ‘Cultivating Wellness’ by harnessing the nutritional potential of nature using cutting edge science.Our Real Food Ingredient range offers clean label solutions for taste and texture enhancement. SANTE can support reduction of sugar and salt and removal of yeast and MSG in savoury products, while providing improved taste.Lycored super stable colors from our vertically integrated sources provide vibrant and steadfast shades of red, orange and yellow across many challenging applications. Visit www.lycored.com/Colorants for more information.


Sponsor of the Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor

Chr Hansen logoChr. 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. www.chr-hansen.com/en


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

RIBUS_logoFounded in 1992 as a functional ingredient manufacturing company, RIBUS Inc. supplies natural and organic rice-based ingredients to companies around the world. As the Original Clean Label Ingredient Company™, RIBUS produces non-GMO, natural, organic, vegan and gluten-free ingredients for the food, beverage, pet and dietary supplement sectors. RIBUS’ patented technology and ingredients can help solve production issues while bringing innovation and clean labels to a wide variety of products. www.ribus.com


Sponsor of the Registration Gift and an Exhibitor

Sensus-logoSensus 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. www.inspiredbyinulin.com/


Sponsor of the Luggage Tags and an Exhibitor

Austrade logoAustrade Inc. provides the following non-GMO and organic ingredients and solutions for clean and clear label applications: starches, sweeteners, lecithin, plant proteins, protein rich flours, fruit & juice powders, nut oils and seed extracts. NEW: 100% natural fruit sweeteners from apples, dates and grapes! www.austradeinc.com/


Sponsor of the Hotel Keycard and an Exhibitor

Grain Miller-LogoGrain 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. www.grainmillers.com/


Sponsor of the Attendee Binder and an Exhibitor

cosucra-swelite-nastar-logoCOSUCRA has manufactured naturally grown specialty food ingredients since 1852. Its current focus is on yellow peas and chicory root inulin fiber. COSUCRA created a North American subsidiary in 2018 to further build customer intimacy. With our technological, sustainability and farm to fork traceability leadership positions, we are READY FOR THE FUTURE with the commissioning of our €35 million investment in Belgium to increase the capacity of Swelite™ functional pea fiber, Nastar™ functional pea starch and Pisane™ pea protein. In 1990, COSUCRA launched pea solutions. Plant-based nutrition, gluten-free, allergen-free, sustainable and farm to fork traceability agriculture practices with local farmers are key consumer drivers. Non-GMO Project Verified and USDA NOP. www.cosucra.com/


Sponsor of the Wednesday AM Break and an Exhibitor

TasteNrich-logoCJ America Inc. is a subsidiary of CJ CheilJedang, a leading global food and food ingredients manufacturer, with over 65 years of history. We want to introduce our latest innovation, TasteNRich® .TasteNRich® is the perfect culinary solution for all type of savory applications that demand clean label and great taste. www.tastenrich.com/


Sponsor of the In-room Attendee Gift and an Exhibitor

ZoomEssence-logoZoomEssence develops custom flavors bursting with aroma and taste in a powder form for leading food and beverage brands. Our mission is to empower brands to deliver exceptional taste experiences never before possible in powder. The company’s game-changing, patented, low-temperature technology, called Zooming®, encapsulates flavor and aroma without heat, delivering a superior powder format at significantly reduced costs. The company was founded in 2008 and operates two manufacturing facilities in Sayreville, NJ, and Hebron, KY. www.zoomessence.com/


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

WTI-logoFor 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. www.wtiinc.com/


Sponsor of the Registration Lanyard and an Exhibitor

Third Wave Bioactives logoThird Wave Bioactives is focused on developing novel, science-based, microbial solutions for the food and pet industries.Our range of natural, non-GMO cultured ingredients are designed to enhance flavor profile of perishable foods while maintaining product quality and shelf-life; helping customers meet the growing consumer demand for healthier, cleaner-labeled foods. Third Wave’s open innovation platform and collaborative team make product selection and project engagement simple. www.thirdwavebio.com/


Sponsor of the Tuesday AM Break and an Exhibitor

cargill-logoAs a global ingredient leader, Cargill offers an extensive portfolio of label-friendly ingredient solutions to meet your formulation goals for sugar reduction, non-GMO, organic and beyond – together with proven application expertise to successfully tailor solutions to your unique challenges and goals. Cargill has been developing label-friendly innovations for more than 15 years. In fact, we have successfully developed label-friendly solutions for virtually every application, including beverages, packaged food, dairy, confectionery, bakery, snacks and more. If you are looking for a partner to enhance your existing product lineup or drive sales with new products, turn to Cargill. www.cargill.com/


Sponsor of the Monday Reception and an Exhibitor

Sunsweet logoThe Amazin Plum is considered as nature’s richest fruit. Sunsweet Ingredients are packed with antioxidants, fiber, desirable acids and sorbitol, allowing them to improve flavor. While also minimizing sugar, salt, fat and artificial ingredients in foods such as meat, poultry, sauces, bakery and bars. Learn more at www.sunsweetingredients.com


Sponsor of the Tuesday PM In-conference Gift

Curion logoCurion is a full-service product and sensory insights firm, serving the food, beverage, personal care, fine fragrance, and home & fabric care industries. We mitigate risk of marketplace failure by ensuring that only products of quality and character will be introduced to the market, providing repeatable delight to your consumers. We accomplish this with our world class people, sensory processes, data insights and facilities in San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, and New York City metropolitan areas.  www.curioninsights.com/


Sponsor of the Tuesday In-conference Attendee Gift and an Exhibitor

Axiom Foods Logo with taglineInnovating 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. www.axiomfoods.com/


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

Munzing-logoMÜNZING is a specialty additive company committed to creating value and improving our customers’ formulations with our complete range of specialty additives which includes MAGRABAR® defoamers for food processing applications. They are available in both liquid and powder, in a range of materials and concentrations including options suitable for organic, non-GMO and identity preserved processing. Our organic products are certified by QAI, and non-GMO options are Non-GMO Project Verified. www.magrabar.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

IdahoMilk-logoIdaho Milk Products consistently provides the highest quality products, the best all-around service and the sustainable supplier partnership you need. Our innovative IdaPlus 1085, an enhanced 85% milk protein isolate, offers great value in protein enriched formulations and excels in applications such as ice cream, yogurt, RTDs, high-protein coffee beverages, and protein-enhanced flavored milks. It delivers improved solubility, texture, hydration, consistency, flavor, and longer shelf life. Let us help you with your next protein formulation project. www.idahomilkproducts.com/


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor

Profile should read: Looking for a trusted supplier with 15 years’ experience of clean label lecithins? Clarkson Specialty Lecithins has the lecithins you need! The industry leader for Certified Organic, Non-GMO, Non-Allergen, and the world’s first Non-Solvent Extracted Natural Lecithin. We are the only company in North America with 2 U.S. locations dedicated to the manufacturing of specialty lecithins. We can meet the quality standards and supply your company demands for food, infant, or USP grade lecithins. clarksonspecialtylecithins.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

Bay State Milling Company offers the industry’s most comprehensive array of organic ingredients, including whole grain, sprouted grain and gluten-free ancient grain flour in addition to flavorful seeds and customized blends. We connect farm to food through varietal solutions with innovative ingredients such as SowNaked® high protein, purity protocol oats and HealthSense wheat with 10X the naturally occurring fiber of traditional wheat. Let us support the development of your next-generation, clean-label food. www.baystatemilling.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

Healthy Food Ingredients is a growing family of global specialty ingredient brands, which includes SK Food International, Hesco/Dakota Organic Products, Suntava, and Heartland Flax. Combined, we offer non-GMO, organic, certified transitional, gluten-free, and identity preserved pulses, soybeans, grains, seeds, flax, expeller oils, and signature product Suntava Purple Corn™. Our latest innovation, IntegriPure®, is our microbial reduction solution that means industry-leading validation for a 5-log reduction providing food safety, naturally. www.HFIfamily.com



Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

Brookside Flavors & Ingredients: Healthy, Natural, Good For You! Offering food and beverage manufacturers a clean label, and a healthier, natural way to flavor their products. Savory or sweet, we have you covered! Our diverse palette of organic and conventional, flavors and ingredients will meet your needs with our Yeast Blends, USDA Flavors, Seafood Flavors, Vegan Flavors, Flavor Enhancements, Spice Extracts, Floral Extracts, Citrus Extracts. Let’s work together to build the flavor profile you need. www.brooksideflavors.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

Sensient prides itself on delivering natural ingredients and technology offerings that bring together flavors, colors and application sciences. Our operating philosophy is to consistently create products of the highest quality, that allows us to go beyond just delivering on time; we enable our customers to transform their products by creating authentic, fresh and flavorful experiences. www.sensientflavorsandfragrances.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

By means of our diversity, ISC Gums is the leading manufacturer of Gum Acacia, supplier of hydrocolloids and developer of our name brand Fusion Stabilizing Systems. Since 1941, ISC Gums has been helping customers like you create success stories. No matter the application…our team is knowledgeable, and our products are innovative. 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, every step of the way, to address your specific food texturizer and stabilizer needs. www.iscgums.com


Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine

Beneo logoBENEO 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



Emsland-logoEmsland Group is a manufacturer of plant-based ingredients from renewable raw materials including potatoes and peas. The company uses nature to create a diverse ingredient portfolio of vegetable proteins, clean label and modified starches, fibers, potato flakes and granules for use in a wide variety of food formulations. Emsland specializes in the production, application and supply of plant-based ingredients to advance the constantly growing health and wellness market segment. www.emsland-group.de/e



CPKelco logoCP Kelco’s hydrocolloids give food and beverage manufacturers the ability to create products consumers around the world want and also meet their clean label requirements. CP Kelco’s sustainable and nature-based products can often be used in vegan, organic and non-GMO products – and sometimes even help shorten ingredient lists. CP Kelco combines a vast product portfolio with application expertise to maximize opportunities and provide solutions to the most difficult product design challenges. www.cpkelco.com/



Edlong-LogoEdlong offers the broadest portfolio of natural dairy and dairy-free flavors that provide unique functionality, build mouthfeel and mask off-notes from plant proteins—all while delivering authentic taste and helping to simplify labels. In sweet, savory or plant-based applications, Edlong’s flavors address today’s consumer preferences and help food product developers create indulgent, culinary experiences by enhancing taste and improving the sensory perception of richness in products with reduced sugar, salt or fat. Visit www.edlong.com




Pecan Deluxe logoPecan Deluxe is a family-owned, global leader in the developing and manufacturing of inclusions and ingredients providing product solutions that appeal to many sectors of the food and beverage industry, including: Dairy (Ice Cream and Yogurt), Hot and Cold Beverages, Bakery, Confectionary, Snacking, Breakfast and Cereal, and Foodservice. We develop combinations of flavors, textures and aromas that are designed to delight our customer partners, whether a small operation or a large global brand, for the flavor profiles of the relevant geographic markets. Our goal is to provide great products, superior service, and a spirit of innovation and collaboration, as we understand that every positive impact we make is like a SECRET INGREDIENT behind our customer’s successes. www.pecandeluxe.com/



Socius logoSocius Ingredients delivers expertise in proteins, hydrocolloids, natural colors, native collagens and encapsulated omega-3s. The product range includes unique technologies that also deliver clear value propositions in food, beverage and nutritional markets. The exclusive ingredients include SenseFi® functional plant fibers, GLYLOID® tamarind seed gum, NuMega® highly concentrated and stable DHA powders as well as natural color technologies (e.g. ClearWhey®). We support our customers and ingredients via a state-of-the-art Technical Center near (Chicago) O’Hare. www.sociusingredients.com/



Fibersol-greenADM/Matsutani LLC will showcase Fibersol®, a premier line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber ingredients. Fibersol is included in the FDA’s dietary fiber definition and can fulfill consumer desires for tasty, fiber-full foods and beverages that are well tolerated and have proven satiety benefits. Fibersol contains 90% dietary fiber and has a low-calorie content, offering solutions for sugar reduction. Fibersol’s functional benefits can enable variety of label claims, including sugar/calorie reduction, digestive health or weight management. www.fibersol.com/



Savoury Systems logoSavoury Systems; a Brookside Flavors Company is focused on Healthy, Natural, Good For You! Savoury Systems offers non-GMO, natural, and organic savory flavors and extracts, including Savorganic™, Baker’s Yeast Extracts, Seafood Flavors, Plant-Based Flavors, Vegetable Flavors, USDA-Meat Flavors. When it comes to a healthier way to add savory flavors to food products, we’ve got you covered. www.savourysystems.com/



FoodCare logoFoodCare Technologies is an international company based in Belgium. We provide a full range of in-house developed clean label shelf life extenders for all types of food and beverages. Our powdered processing aids under the FoodCare® range work against enzymatic discoloration and/or microbial contamination with no effect on the organoleptic properties of the food or beverage treated, naturally derived, non-GMO, resistant to thermal processing, safe and easy to handle and store, and are EU and FDA approved. Visit us at our tabletop and : www.foodcaretechnologies.com.



Prosur logoProsur has created a powerful balance between experience, expertise, and innovation. Our portfolio offers clean-label ingredients made from food for meat, poultry, seafood, dressings & sauces, and meat alternatives. We provide brands and processors with the most advanced natural solutions for shelf-life extension, pathogen control, yield improvement, antioxidant management and flavor, while enabling brands to eliminate sodium nitrites, sodium phosphates, and other chemical ingredients from their labels. www.prosur.es/en/




Herbstreith & Fox logoThe 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. www.herbstreith-fox.de/en/



Corbion logoCorbion 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. www.corbion.com/



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. www.treetop.com/


Wageningen Univerisity & Research

Wageningen Food & Biobased Research is an independent contract research organization based in The Netherlands. We can offer food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers clean-label solutions based on e.g. fermentation. This can help you improve the flavor, preservation, texture, nutrition and calorie limitation of your food products. And it can help make your production process more sustainable. Our clients value us for our focus on finding solutions, our knowledge level and the quality of our research. www.wur.nl/en.htm

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