Keeping delicate applications creamy and light

Clean-label product developers go “natural” with high-performance NOVATION® Lumina texturizing starches

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In the current tide of challenges facing food and beverage developers, especially those working with delicate applications such as dairy, savory, soups, sauces and dressings that of clean label is one of the biggest. More consumers are shopping for clean and simple labels. An Ingredion proprietary 2019 Global Clean Label Research study found that 82% of consumers find it important to recognize the ingredients in the foods and beverages they buy. And 81% of consumers find it important to have a short and simple ingredient list.

Reformulating to clean up labels can bring challenges in the form of maintaining functionality and eating quality, prioritizing reformulation efforts, deciding which ingredients consumers trust in supporting claims, keeping costs down and sourcing ingredients securely.

NOVATION® Lumina functional native starches can shine the light on reinventing classic favorites or creating trendy new yogurts, dairy desserts, sauces and dressings, soups and other tasty products. NOVATION Lumina native starches will not compromise color, texture, performance, or flavor, especially in delicate applications with more subtle textures and flavors.

Get all the formulation functionality of modified starches with NOVATION® Lumina functional native starches. With a simple “corn starch” label, the functional native starches let you maintain your products’ light colors, nuanced flavors and consumer-anticipated performance.  And that’s not all. The functional native starches also help enable the full gamut of “natural*,” “no artificial ingredients,” “gluten-free,” “non-GMO,” and other free-from claims.

Create creamy, smooth textures that let your products’ qualities glow with clean-label goodness and appeal. These texturizers perform in the most harsh processing conditions and provide excellent freeze/thaw and shelf life stability, with high process tolerance even under tough conditions of heat and sheer.

The experts at Ingredion are always standing by to help developers with formulation challenges. Connect with our team today via the Virtual Business cards on Ingredion’s exhibitor showcase.

*Manufacturers should consult regulations specific to all target markets. Of the countries that had provisions in place to regulate the term 'natural' in May 2019, these products meet criteria of a natural food ingredient in the UK, France, Ireland, and associated EU legislation, and the global ISO Technical Specification (ISO/TS 19657). This information is intended to support the efforts of our customers to develop and implement an appropriate labeling strategy for products containing Ingredion’s products. In all respects, the ultimate decisions on how to identify claims on food packages and label ingredients on food packages remains with our customers. Ingredion Incorporated and the Ingredion group of companies make no warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the information contained above or the suitability of any of our products for your specific intended use. We urge you to carefully review the relevant regulations and to seek appropriate legal counsel as you determine the labeling requirements applicable to your products.

Frances Bowman

Digital Marketing Manager, US/CA, Ingredion

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