Sourced from the cassava plant, tapioca syrup is widely used in food products such as ice cream, snack bars and confectionery products
May 3, 2022
In response to continued consumer demand for label-friendly ingredients, Cargill expanded its processing capabilities of its sweetener plant in Cikande, Indonesia, to more than double the company’s production capacity for organic, non-GMO tapioca syrup.
Sugar-Free Stickers promote adventurous eating amond kids, and feature YouTube kidfluencer Ryan Kaji
March 30, 2022
The dissolving stickers are 100% natural with a tapioca base that kids say tastes like marshmallows or cotton candy. StickyLickits do not contain sugar, additives, or allergens like soy, dairy, or peanuts.
Cargill expands its label-friendly SimPure line with new tapioca starches
January 28, 2021
The new tapioca starches enable brands to create tantalizing, process-tolerant textures, while appealing to consumer preferences for simple, familiar ingredients. Functional and versatile, the starches are ideal for a wide breadth of applications, including dairy and dairy alternatives, convenience sauces and ready meals, meat alternatives and pet food.
Tate & Lyle expands portfolio of tapioca-based thickening and gelling starches
January 25, 2021
The expansion includes the launch of new REZISTA® MAX thickening starches and BRIOGEL® gelling starches. These innovative tapioca starches will help food manufacturers deliver superior products thanks to their improved process tolerance, mouthfeel, fluidity and texture. The starches are suitable for use across dairy, soups, sauces and dressings, confectionery and more.
Malt Products Corp. sees growing interest in vegan ice cream applications
June 30, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has experienced an uptick in demand for its all-natural sweeteners in the burgeoning vegan ice cream market. The increased interest showcases both heightened consumer engagement with pantry-friendly ingredients and the particulars of providing vegan dairy alternatives with attractive taste and texture.
Ingredion Launches NOVELOSE 3490 Dietary Fiber for high-fiber, Low FODMAP bakery and snack foods
June 11, 2020
The dietary fiber, originally launched in the Asia Pacific region, is recognized by Monash University as a Low FODMAP Certified product in the US and enables food manufacturers to develop high-fiber bakery and snack products that help support digestive wellness.
Starches, fibers, and gums are co-products constituting the majority composition of plant materials. They are emerging as destination ingredients in a market that is increasingly averse to synthetic ingredients and also questioning the regular use of animal-based ingredients.
By manufacturing local to the source, Ingredion is able to manage the entire supply chain, from farm to customer, enabling the company to provide its customers with a consistent, reliable supply with unparalleled traceability.