Clean Label Ingredients Directory
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Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Labels
A list of ingredients for the formulation of
clean labeled food, beverage and nutritional products based on sponsors and exhibitors at 2013-2020 Clean Label Conferences.
Their conference participation gives attendees access to a “pre-selected” group of vendors dedicated to provide ingredient tools for simplified labels.
2020 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the 2020 Seat Covers and an Exhibitor
Bring 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 that 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 2020 Tuesday Night Reception and an Exhibitor
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.
Sponsor of the 2020 Hotel Keycard and an Exhibitor
Grain Millers, Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of clean label conventional, organic and gluten-free, whole-grain ingredients and derivatives. Grain Millers 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’ mills are organic, non-GMO and BRC-certified.
Sponsor of the 2020 Conference Booklet and an Exhibitor
Third 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 is designed to enhance flavor profile of perishable foods while maintaining product quality and shelf-life, which helps 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.
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday Reception and an Exhibitor
Nexira 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 (select acacia gum as a natural texturizer or clean emulsifier). Our natural botanical extracts are perfect to fortify your formulation (e.g., native vitamins, natural fiber…). Keep your ingredient list short and simple with our label-friendly ingredients.
Sponsor of the 2020 Clean Label Conference Post-Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
With WTI on your side you’ll have an innovation partner, dedicated to applying industry insights strategically and creatively. You’ll have much safer clean label products with longer shelflife. WTI produces dry and liquid clean label, all natural, organic, low sodium and traditional antimicrobials for a variety of food product applications that improve food by inhibiting pathogens, extending shelflife, enhancing yield and improving quality.
Sponsor of the 2020 Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor
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.
Sponsor of the 2020 Wednesday PM Break and an Exhibitor
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. Re-imagine your next innovation.
Sponsor of the 2020 Flavoring Protein Products Magazine
Crafting with a palette of nature’s ingredients, Flavor Producers has been artfully deconstructing natural and organic taste for over thirty years. Driven by our creative spirit and a passion for discovering the flavors of nature, Flavor Producers has established one of the largest certified organic portfolios in the industry. Our newest breakthrough technology, Rutz™ utilizes the power of plants to showcase the flavors of nature in their most transparent form.
Sponsor of the 2020 Lanyard and an Exhibitor
Naturex, part of Givaudan—sources, manufactures and markets natural specialty ingredients for the food and health industries. Naturex’s portfolio includes colors, natural preservation ingredients, specialty fruits & vegetables, phytoactives and numerous other plant-based natural ingredients— all designed to help its customers switch to natural ingredients and create healthy, authentic and effective products.
Naturex was founded in 1992 and is now part of Givaudan, the global leader in the creation of flavors and fragrances.
Sponsor of the 2020 Clean Label Conference Post-Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
MUNZING’s MAGRABAR® products have been developed for a wide range of applications in the food industry and are designed to provide exceptional initial knockdown and long-lasting defoaming during food processing. We offer both liquid and powder defoamers with options suitable for organic, non-GMO and identity preserved processing. MAGRABAR products are allergen free, Kosher and Halal and are produced in a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certified facility, operating under food GMPs and a HACCP-based food safety system.
Sponsor of the 2020 Clean Label Conference Post-Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Exandal is a leading producer of Tara Gum, a 100% natural gum obtained from the Tara Tree. Our Conventional and Organic Gum is a cost-effective replacer of Locust Bean Gum and also has excellent interaction behavior with others such as Carrageenan, Xanthan, Agar, etc. Our healthy gum is a perfect fit for Clean Label with applications in dairy, desserts, sauces, condiments, bakery, processed fruit & meats. Along with our production plant in Peru, we have offices and warehouses in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Sponsor of the 2020 Clean Label Magazine and an Exhibitor
ISC 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.
2020 Sponsor of the 2020 Clean Label Magazine and an Exhibitor
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.
2020 Sponsor of the Clean Label Magazine
As a global, nature-based ingredient solutions company, we are ready to partner with you to unlock nature-powered success for your clean label products. We apply ingredient innovation and problem solving to everything we do, from our sustainably sourced raw materials and regional insights to our applications expertise. Whether you want to achieve a vegan, organic-compliant or non-GMO formulation, or shorter ingredient list, CPKelco can help you create products that engage, delight and reassure consumers.
BENEO offers clean label, non-GMO, 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. BENEO ingredients also improve a product’s nutritional profile. 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.
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. www.herbstreith-fox.de/en/
Mother nature supplies the raw materials while DDW adds more than 150 years of coloring expertise. This partnership has led to the development of natural colors sourced from fruits and vegetables; simple label browns including NaturBrown®; and organic options with a traceable supply chain—all dedicated to keeping your label as transparent as possible. Stop by our booth to learn more about how we simplify your label while keeping your products looking their best.
Fibersol® is a premier line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber ingredients that can deliver beyond traditional digestive health benefits, to give consumers’ foods and beverages a range of positive and preventive nutritional benefits. Fibersol® helps meet consumer demand for digestive health, satiety, microbiome support, and calorie and sugar reduction benefits. Highly dispersible, neutral-tasting Fibersol® is easily formulated and has demonstrated superior levels of tolerance versus typical fibers, all supporting greater consumer acceptance.
Give your customer a label with ingredients they understand. Austrade has a comprehensive portfolio of clean label starches; sweeteners; lecithin; plant proteins; protein rich flours; fruit and juice powders; nut oils and seed extracts; and 100% natural fruit sweeteners from apples|dates|grapes!
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.
PROVA is the sweet brown flavoring specialist and a market leader offering outstanding products that include vanilla extracts and flavors, ground vanilla beans, cocoa extracts and flavors, and coffee extracts and flavors. Our portfolio includes hundreds of great tasting sweet brown flavors ranging from almond to zabaglione. PROVA’s numerous clean label options, including organic and allergen-free flavors, can help you create products consumers are demanding. Trust PROVA to be your flavor and extract solution partner.
The Amazin Plum is considered 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
Holton develops and manufactures ingredient systems that improve texture and stability for refrigerated, frozen and shelf-stable foods. Holton’s SIMPLY line of stabilizers and egg-white systems enhance texture, improve quality throughout distribution and shelf life, and can resolve certain processing issues—all with simple, clean labels. Holton’s multi-level quality control system ensures flawless performance. We are featuring new technology for Clean Label 2020: Plant-Based Egg Functionality.
Rochem 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.
BFI is built on the platform of “healthy,” “natural” and “good For You.” We manufacture organic-certified sweet and savory flavors, with an extensive portfolio of customized citrus, floral, herb, spice and yeast extracts. Our technology includes sugar and salt reduction modulators that increase flavor impact, and plant-based meaty fat flavor keys. We have full application capabilities and take great pride in our regulatory compliance. Active members of the Organic Trade Association and FEMA.
California Natural Color offers Clean Colors™ from natural sources in both liquid and crystal formats. We also offer fruit and vegetable juice concentrates and grape seed extract. Our colors are OU kosher, halal and Non-GMO. These unique crystals differ from typical spray-dried colors because they are extremely stable, carrier free, have fast solubility, are less dusty and contribute zero calories to a finished formulation.
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.
Sensient 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.
Socius Ingredients delivers expertise in proteins, hydrocolloids, natural colors, meat collagens and encapsulated omega-3s. The product range includes unique technologies that deliver clear value propositions in food, beverage and nutritional markets. The exclusive ingredients include Plantec™—next generation plant proteins; SenseFi® functional plant fibers; GLYLOID® tamarind seed gum; NuMega® 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 O’Hare.
2019 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the Notepad and Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
GNT 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 email@example.com for a free consultation or sample request. www.gntusa.com
Sponsor of the Water Bottle and an Exhibitor
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. www.biospringer.com/en/
Sponsor of the Tuesday Lunch and an Exhibitor
Lycored 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 Natural Colors is the only provider of natural colors that combines 140 years 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 the2019 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Founded 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 Attendee Program Booklet and an Exhibitor
COSUCRA 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
CJ 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 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 Tuesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
As 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 Tuesday PM In-conference Gift
Curion 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
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. www.axiomfoods.com/
Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
Idaho 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 2019 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 2019 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
Emsland 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
Pecan 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/
FoodCare 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 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/
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. www.corbion.com/
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
2018 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
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 Attendee Program Booklet, 2018 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
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 Wednesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
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 Tuesday AM Attendee Snack Service and an Exhibitor
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
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
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. Please see foodsciencematters.com and also danisco.com
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
2017 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Sponsor of the Tuesday PM Beverage Service and Attendee Registration Lanyard and an Exhibitor
IDF™ is a family-owned company providing natural, poultry-based ingredients that offer flavor, protein and functional performance. With more than 30 years of product innovation and customer collaboration, it offers a unique level of expertise in developing trending ingredients to support customer applications, such as clean label flavorful ingredients, ready-to-eat and shelf-stable, meat-based ingredients and novel solutions for protein fortification and sports nutrition.
Sponsor of the Tuesday Lunch and an Exhibitor
REAL Eggs are truly incredible and can perform more than 20 unique functions in food applications. With all this functionality from a label-friendly ingredient, why would you use anything else? If you don’t ask the question, your customers just might. Learn how REAL Eggs make a REAL difference.
Sponsor of the Registration Desk Package and an Exhibitor
Kinsa Group is a leading national recruiter for the food and beverage industries. For over 30 years, Kinsa has connected talented professionals, managers and executives with leading food/beverage employers throughout the US. Focusing on the disciplines of sales, marketing, food science, supply chain, operations and food safety, Kinsa is uniquely positioned to match professionals with opportunities that best suit their skills and expertise. There’s an idea out there, and Kinsa is committed to helping you find it.
Sponsor of the Monday Evening Reception and an Exhibitor
Diana Naturals provides a wide range of natural, clean label fruit and vegetable ingredients enhancing taste, nutrition and color of foods and beverages, naturally. Diana Naturals offers a wide range of savory preparations from authentic culinary techniques providing authentic flavors, including fried, sautéed, roasted and many others. Diana Naturals’ ingredients are prepared for use as liquid concentrates, powders, flakes and pieces. Contact Diana Naturals today.
Sponsor of the Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
The 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 shelflife of products, naturally.
Sponsor of the Attendee Bag 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 customers deliver that balance. Kerry’s nutrition and taste systems are underpinned by a strong food heritage, fundamental science and research, and they are skillfully designed by the industry’s most talented, creative food and beverage professionals.
What can be “cleaner” than non-GMO pure cane liquid sugar? Sugaright (division of CSC Sugar) changed sugar refining. No more “one size fits all.” Sugaright’s regional network of state-of-the art refineries produce top-quality, customized liquid sugar products with reduced environmental impact and lower cost. Choose from water white to darker colored liquid sugar, custom-tailored to your product needs. Fairtrade, Bonsucro and Non-GMO Project-certified options are available to meet the sustainability demands of your customers.
Sponsor of the Clean Label Conference
Technomic delivers a 360-degree view of the food industry. We impact growth and profitability for our clients by providing consumer-grounded vision and channel-relevant strategic insights. We offer an array of custom and syndicated solutions that serve virtually anyone aligned with the food industry, from manufacturers and distributors to operators and retailers.
Sponsor of the Special Report
Ciranda is a leading global supplier of crtified Organic, Non-GMO, and Fair Trade ingredients with expertise in syrups and sweeteners; starches and flours; cocoa and chocolates; coconut products; soy, sunflower and canola lecithin; and various oils and fats including RSPO-IP certified sustainable palm oils and shortening. The company has been providing high quality organic ingredients to manufacturers since 1994. Ingredients are stocked across North America for fast, responsive service.
Sponsor of the Special Report
Since its founding in 1993, Blue Pacific Flavors has been a leader in answering consumer tastes and trends by creating innovative product solutions around its natural, non-GMO-compliant and organic flavors, extracts, grain powders and nut pastes. After a $1.5M renovation, our new Flavor Creation and Culinary Innovation Center features a full application lab for flavor, confectionery, food, beverage, nutritional bar and ice cream creation with analytical and sensory testing capabilities. Blue Pacific will showcase our latest sustainably sourced ingredients, extracts and flavors in a variety of clean-label applications.
As the clean label trend continues to penetrate all categories within the food and beverage industry, TIC Gums supports these initiatives through clean label stabilizer systems and one-of-a-kind formulation support. Rather than seeing the ambiguity around clean labeling and ingredient transparency as a problem in need of a solution, TIC Gums embraces it as a catalyst driving some of the newest product developments. As customers request stabilizers to meet specific labeling requirements, it works with them to design texture and stability solutions that meet both key functionality needs, as well as their labeling requirements.
Would you like an alternative to artificial preservatives that extends product shelflife? With Multisorb Technologies you can have both. Its Clean Label Technology uses oxygen absorbers and desiccants to better control the internal environment of food packaging, helping reduce preservative use and increase shelflife. With more than 50 years of experience, the company delivers proven, value-added solutions to help maintain the freshness of packaged food products. Visit www.multisorb.com for more information.
Dow AgroSciences developed Omega-9 Canola Oil to meet the changing needs of the food industry. This unique oil, developed through traditional plant breeding, provides shelflife and longer fry-life compared to commodity food oils. Because the oil profile is naturally stable without partial hydrogenation or chemical additives, Omega-9 Canola Oil fits with clean label trends. Omega-9 Canola Oil has zero trans fats, low saturated fat and is high in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. This fatty acid profile is in line with current dietary guidance for fats and oils. Omega-9 Canola Oil is a proven solution for developing healthier food products with cleaner labels.
FONA International knows that clean label isn’t a trend. It is the new standard. Founded in 1987, FONA International creates and manufactures flavors for many of the largest food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies in the world from a state-of-the-art, 33-acre campus in Geneva, Ill. FONA’s seven core values drive it to pursue excellence and foster incredible partnerships. It is more than just great flavors—it provides complete market solutions. Your challenges are its challenges. Let’s talk.
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences, DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders, simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sale of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees.
PLT Health Solutions is a discoverer, developer and marketer of high-quality, scientifically-supported ingredient solutions for the natural products, food & beverage and cosmeceuticals markets. Its goal is to bring innovative and impactful solutions that help its consumer products customers develop new concepts, new products and grow successful brands. As part of its commitment to natural and clean label ingredients, PLT offers a broad range of innovations including whole food powders, food stabilization, and shelflife extension solutions.
2016 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Special Report and an Exhibitor
An established leader in trans-free oil ingredients, IOI Loders Croklaan delivers a reliable supply of PHO-free oils and shortenings, and works alongside food manufacturers in the reformulation and creation of applications. Through sustainable, non-GMO ingredients and R&D expertise, we help to eliminate trans fats and deliver exceptional sensory qualities in a variety of applications. Call (844) GO-NO-PHO and make the trans-free transition, easily.
Attendee Seat Cover and an Exhibitor
Döhler is one of the world’s leading producers, marketers and suppliers of natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Using nature and innovative technologies as our starting point, we always go one step further to create real added value for customers and consumers. This standard is reflected in our promise: We bring ideas to life.
Wednesday Beverage Service
Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients is a new entrant in the ingredient sector, located in the heart of sweet potato country. Utilizing 100% North Carolina grown sweet potatoes, we produce a variety of sweet potato juices, flours & granules. Our non-GMO, gluten free, kosher products are available as organic or conventional. Our products can replace HFCS and other sweeteners, supporting clean labels, greater transparency, and enhancing nutrition.
Wednesday In-Conference Package
The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) can help buyers discover the U.S. dairy industry’s capabilities to fulfill diverse business needs. USDEC’s Global Marketing Program works with food and beverage manufacturers to help use U.S. dairy to deliver on-trend applications. U.S. Dairy industry resources and innovation ideas are at your fingertips on ThinkUSAdairy.org, a new website tailored to the unique needs of global buyers, foodservice professionals as well as food and beverage manufacturers. Work with us to take advantage of U.S. dairy to deliver solutions for an ever-growing global appetite.
Univar offers an extensive line of performance ingredients that provide clean label options for texture modification, extended shelflife, leavening, pH control and unique flavoring systems. Univar helps formulators meet trends like reduced sugar, sodium and fat; calcium and vitamin fortification; and the gluten-free trend. We provide unparalleled access to industry data, innovative ingredients from premier manufacturers, and a team of technical experts offering product development expertise, from concept to commercialization.
2015 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
Attendee Notepad and an Exhibitor
No one knows flax seed better than the flax pioneers, Glenn and Linda Pizzey. J.G. Pizzey, owned by two generations of the Pizzey family, grows its flax seed on gluten-free land and processes it through a gluten-free facility, preserving its natural stability and functionality through a proprietary pasteurization system. Linda Pizzey will be showcasing BlendPῡr™, a clean label ingredient for the 100% replacement of guar gums, and a 50% replacement of shortening in bakery applications. This is a fantastic ingredient for gluten-free applications for the retention of moisture and binding of ingredients.
Innova Flavors partners with food processors to develop customized meat and savory flavors with unique signature tastes for a broad range of food applications. For more than half a century, Innova’s team of experts has combined science and art to develop high-quality and unique meat and savory flavors that are worth remembering. For more information, please visit www.innovaflavors.com.
2015 Clean Label Conference Magazine and an Exhibitor
SunOpta adds value to our non-GMO and organic raw materials to produce high-quality ingredients for formulating natural and clean label food products. Our technical and applications experts work with customers on customizing on-trend formulations, and natural processing techniques differentiate us in the ingredient industry. Included in the portfolio are our family of insoluble non-GMO fibers, organic grain-based ingredients, natural fruit preparations, functional starches and custom ingredient manufacturing. Visit us at booth to learn more.
Tuesday Attendee In-Conferance 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.
Tuesday AM Networking Break and an Exhibitor
Silva International is a processor of dehydrated vegetables, herbs, spices, fruits and custom blends. Silva has been in business since 1979 and is centrally located Momence, Ill. We specialize in the production of flakes, dices, granules, powders and specialty blends. We also have the ability to offer our ingredients with extra-low micro, through the use of our own in-house steam sterilization. Silva takes pride in the fact that we are a leader in our industry and have the ability to offer a diverse line of products and create solutions for your ingredient needs.
Wednesday AM Beverage Service and an Exhibitor
Glanbia Nutritionals is an innovator in the expert delivery of science-led nutritional and functional ingredient solutions for an expanding range of foods and beverages. With core formulation expertise in dairy proteins, dairy peptides, ancient grains like flaxseed to next generation grains, Glanbia Nutritionals can help customers incorporate the clean label, nutritional and functionality benefits that consumers are seeking to support their healthy lifestyle.
2015 Clean Label Conference Website and an Exhibitor
Camlow™ offers a natural alternative to traditional sodium reduction strategies without using KCl. Camlow™ can achieve sodium reductions of up to 50% while maintaining function and boosting flavor. Also, consumer demand is driving producers to replace MSG with natural flavor enhancers. The umami enhancing compounds in Camlow™ create a similar effect but with a clean label declaration. Camlow™ is used at very low dosages, making it a cost competitive MSG alternative.
Palsgaard manufactures clean label, non-GMO emulsifiers and stabilizer blends for a wide variety of food industry applications. For industrial cakes that are healthier and nice-tasting, we provide an activated cake emulsifier containing only one emulsifier, not the traditional four or five, and one additional ingredient: rice flour. For a growing array of bakery and margarine applications, we offer emulsifier systems that are not only non-GMO, but also non-hydrogenated and trans fat-free. Our special stabilizer mixture for stirred yogurt, based exclusively on clean label food ingredients (carefully selected vegetable fibers and natural starch), keeps a firm structure and upholds a smooth and creamy consistency. For extruded or standard ice cream, we provide an emulsifier/stabilizer blend that contains just one additive and one other ingredient (vegetable fiber), yet ensures a creamy, refreshing and full-bodied product.
Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc., the world’s leading soy sauce manufacturer, offers a full line of authentic, on-trend Asian sauces and ingredients. Kikkoman’s naturally brewed soy sauces are perfectly balanced and offer clean label solutions for any savory application, from Asian to mainstream. Kikkoman offers the broadest, most trusted selection of forms and options of soy sauce available—from liquid to dehydrated, preservative-free to organic, non-GMO, reduced-sodium, gluten-free and even an innovative clear variety.
TNO, a Dutch research organization, supports the food industry with fundamental and practical expertise, plus a wide range of technologies and facilities. This enables manufacturers to bring products to market that are fully compliant with today’s requirements.
2013 Clean Label Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
Sponsor of the Hotel Room 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.
Sponsor of the Attendee Bag and an Exhibitor
Kalsec® is a privately held developer, producer and marketer of natural herb, spice and vegetable extracts for use in food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications. Our products include herb and spice flavor extracts, rosemary antioxidants, natural colors, hop extracts and nutritional ingredients. Selling and marketing in more than 70 countries worldwide, Kalsec® is dedicated to providing consistent and reliable products backed with unparalleled technical expertise. Founded in 1958, the company is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.kalsec.com
Palsgaard specializes in manufacturing Non-GMO emulsifiers and stabilizer blends for the food industry, including bakery and dairy. Palsgaard® SA 6600 is a lean label emulsifier for industrial cakes containing only 1 emulsifier as opposed to the traditional 4 or 5. Palsgaard® AcidMilk 316 is our lean label solution for yogurt. The blend of fibers and starches creates a very smooth and creamy consistency, and a firm texture in stirred types of yogurt.
Since 1974, ROHA has been a manufacturer of colors for food, personal care and pharmaceutical industry. We have a global network with 11 manufacturing facilities and 16 offices. Our existing product range includes FD&C colors, Natural (Exempt) Colors, D&C Colors, Titanium Dioxide, Caramel Colors, and customized solutions for your specific needs. Visit us at the IFT Expo 2013 where we will re-launch ROHA and showcase the changes and innovations that we are bringing to better serve our customers.