A giant step toward expanding the use of grape extracts in functional food applications has been taken by a leading ingredients manufacturer. Polyphenolics, a division of the Canadaigua Company Inc., announced the expanded use of MegaNatural[r] Gold grape seed extract and MegaNatural Gold grape pomace extract in food products such as hot and cold ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, meal replacers, snack bars, yogurts and frozen dairy desserts and mixes. Already established as nutritional supplements in fruit-flavored beverages and beverage mixes, Polyphenolics' grape and grape seed extracts are produced using a patented, solvent-free, water extraction process. Polyphenolics, Ron Martin, 574-243-9825, ron.martin@cwine.com