BI Nutraceuticals will sample several unique ingredients, including Quinoa Crisp, Faba Bean Protein, Cinnamon and Turmeric at Booth #1053 during the 2016 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo being held July 16-19 in Chicago, Illinois.

IFT attendees can taste a Quinoa Crisp Marshmallow Pop containing the company’s vegetarian protein, gluten-free Quinoa ingredient (available in flake and crisp forms); a protein packed Horchata which features a clean-label, hypoallergenic Faba Bean Protein Concentrate (80%) with a Cinnamon Powder and Powder Extract; and a refreshing tropical juice containing a Turmeric Powder with Alfalfa, Broccoli, Kale and Spinach Powders.

Additionally, BI’s VP of Marketing Randal Kreienbrink will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Using Botanicals to Build Better Functional Foods and Beverages” on Monday, July 18, from 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. in room S402ab.

BI’s Mike Wagner, PhD., food science engineer; and Alison Raban, certified food scientist, will also join Kreienbrink to discuss how to leverage functional ingredients and botanicals to boost functionality in foods and beverages, as well as how to navigate the technical challenges and product applications for different ingredients to maximize product success.

With more than 35 years of experience, BI offers extensive sourcing expertise, innovative manufacturing technologies, and superior quality standards. BI also conducts extensive species identification and quality testing on every ingredient so manufacturers can be assured each one meets clean label claims. With more than 200 GRAS ingredients available, there’s no limit to what BI can do to boost the healthful properties of foods and beverages.

Additionally, BI has received SQF 2000 (Safe Quality Food) certification from NSF for its facilities in Reno, Nev. and Islandia, N.Y., which provides independent verification that a supplier's food safety and quality management systems comply with the Global Food Safety Initiative.

BI’s ingredients are organic, gluten-free, kosher and halal certified. To learn more about BI’s ingredients, visit IFT Booth #1053 or visit