Malt Products Corp. introduces innovation lab for ingredients testing, formulation trials and food property analysis
June 1, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a Saddle Brook, N.J., manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has opened an Innovations Lab in Minneapolis to help its food and beverage industry customers test ingredients, experiment with new formulations and gain insight into critical flavor and stability properties.
New varieties include Ocean Blue Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Original Lemonade, and Southern Peach Lemonade
May 14, 2020
Calypso, the originator of the flavored lemonade category, launched a line of light lemonades, Calypso Light, in four fan-favorite flavors: Ocean Blue Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Original Lemonade, and Southern Peach Lemonade.
Original founders complete acquisition and secure team of investors, advisory board
May 11, 2020
Uncle Matt's Organic®, an organic orange and grapefruit juice brand, has been welcomed back home to founder and CEO, Matt McLean, who built and subsequently sold the company to Dean Foods in 2017. This unexpected homecoming also includes a new parent company named Harmoni, Inc., and an advisory team of investors.
Tampico Beverages Inc., a global producer and distributor of irresistible juice drinks, announced that Jenny Haas has been named chief executive officer effective June 1. She succeeds Scott Miller who resigned and will be leading Essentia Water as its new chief executive officer.
Comax identifies milk tea as May “flavor of the month”
May 7, 2020
Comax Flavors is proud to showcase milk tea as its May “flavor of the month.” In Asia, this traditional drink involves a combination of bold black tea with sweet milk augmented by the texture of chewy tapioca pearls.
Ready to drink beverage is the first product to come from the company's Fresh Ideas program
May 1, 2020
La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia, said its La Colombe draft chocolate milk is the first product to graduate from Fresh Ideas — a line of limited-batch beverages that come from the company’s research and development innovation hub.
REBBL Gold Label Mayan Cocoa Elixir gains recognition for innovative new beverage
May 1, 2020
New Hope Network awards REBBL the 2020 NEXTY Award for "Best New Ready-to-Drink Beverage," recognizing REBBL Gold Label Mayan Cocoa Elixir. The NEXTY Awards honor the most progressive, innovative, inspiring and trustworthy products in the natural products industry.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.