February 1, 2011/Prepared FoodsMagazine -- Grande Custom Ingredients Group has introduced Grande Ultra Whey Protein Isolate (WPI), a unique whey protein isolate designed for beverage applications requiring complete product clarity and a clean flavor. Grande Ultra WPI is produced using new, patent-pending processes that create a product with lower astringency, neutral flavor and clarity, says the company. The new product is a whey protein source with essential amino acids and is a fat-free and lactose-free ingredient for beverage manufacturers. The Grande system includes a strict chain of custody that extends from the Grade A dairy farm through the production of natural white Italian cheese and Grade A whey proteins. Grande Custom Ingredients Group, 920-269-7200, www.grandecig.com