At the SupplySide East International Trade Show and Conference, Cargill showcased a variety of food product concepts, including OptaFlex[tm] chondroitin sports gel dietary supplement, as well as a chai tea with AdvantaSoy[tm] isoflavones and Wilbur[r] chocolate with CoroWise[tm] plant sterols. In addition, Cargill's Pharm DC[tm] 93000 excipient for the dietary supplement industry was found. This directly-compressible starch offers tablet manufacturers strong binding capacity, combined with fast tablet disintegration. Furthermore, Cargill offered a number of low-carbohydrate solutions, including New Frontiers[tm] Sugar Free Chocolate Coatings using a blend of Eridex[tm] erythritol and Oliggo-Fiber[r] inulin, as well as Ascend[tm] trehalose, a unique sugar made from cornstarch that enhances protein beverages by stabilizing proteins and enhancing flavors. Cargill, 952-742-7575,