Mintel is the world's leading market intelligence agency. For more than 40 years, Mintel's expert analysis of the highest quality data and market research has directly impacted on client success. With offices globally, Mintel has forged a unique reputation as a world-renowned business brand. For more information on Mintel, please visit www.mintel.com.
The California Walnut Commission represent the California walnut industry, made up nearly 100 handlers and 4,800+ growers. California Walnuts are a versatile ingredient with applications throughout food and beverage categories. Recent developments in health, food science and flavor research have caused product developers to examine how walnuts can be used in new product formulations. Walnuts are a versatile tree nut that can mimic ground beef in frozen entrees. They can be ground into a walnut spread that deliver flavor and omega-3 fatty acids. And, in clean label food bar production, walnuts deliver whole food benefits, flavor and texture.
The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 7,600 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, ABC is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the USDA.www.almonds.com.
As a global ingredient leader, Cargill offers an extensive portfolio of ingredients to meet your formulation goals for sugar and sodium reduction, label-friendly, non-GMO and beyond – together with proven application expertise to successfully tailor solutions to your unique challenges and goals. Our broad food ingredients portfolio includes stevia, erythritol, chicory root fiber, plant proteins, label-friendly starches, pectin, lecithin, plant sterols, turbinado sugar, oils and shortenings, salts, chocolate and more. Learn more at www.cargill.com.
Comax Flavors is a world leader in proprietary flavors technology. We offer a full range of traditional flavors, but we are also flavor innovators, specializing in flavor improvements for healthy foods and customized solutions to every food and beverage flavor challenge.
Ours is an organization driven by passionate, talented people who work diligently and with great determination to deliver what our customers require.
We offer highly-advanced quality control protocols, exemplary customer service practices, a strong commitment to ongoing research and development and a focus on marketability. To keep our flavors in tune with our customers’ application needs, we continuously conduct consumer sensory research studies to stay ahead of flavor trends and consumer flavor preferences and interests. www.comaxflavors.com
CP Kelco is a nature-based ingredient solutions company with over 85 years of experience working with food, beverage, consumer and industrial products manufacturers worldwide. We unlock nature-powered success by applying ingredient innovation and problem-solving to develop customized solutions that leverage our regional insights and meet manufacturers’ goals to address consumer needs and preferences.
Our key product lines include gellan gum, pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, diutan gum, refined locust bean gum, microparticulated whey protein concentrate, and our latest innovation, NUTRAVA™ Citrus Fiber. www.cpkelco.com/
Flavor Dynamics, Inc. Is guided by a commitment to creating innovative products of consistent, superior quality. Located in South Plainfield, NJ, our commitment to food safety and quality assurance is reflected by our “AA” BRC Audit grade. Whatever the challenge, our team of Senior Flavor Chemists, Food Technologists and Chefs collaborate to deliver knowledgeable, personalized support. Our extensive library of flavors include clean label, vegan, gluten free, NON GMO and organic options.
Tree Top Fruit Ingredients
With our headquarters in the heart of Washington state’s bountiful fruit country, Tree Top remains committed to our co-op’s small town roots and rural values. Hardworking and caring growers and employees are what make Tree Top special. Since 1960, we’ve been producing delicious fruit products and ingredients.
Today, Tree Top is one of the world's largest producers of fruit ingredient products (from dried apples, fruit juice concentrates to fruit purees and formulated fruit preps) and the primary supplier to the U.S. market, providing food ingredients to over 20 of the nation's top 25 food companies. A key element of the growth of our business has been our superior technical support capabilities. Our experienced scientists and food technologists are readily available to work with customers on the development of new products and unique applications. Visit us at www.treetopingredients.com and explore our complete list of capabilities and fruit ingredient offerings.
Today’s food production marketplace requires owners to develop state-of-the-art facilities and production lines. WM Packaging Solutions proven engineering team focuses on delivering innovative technologies that control costs, maximize quality, reliability, and energy efficiency, without sacrificing the flexibility and scalability to grow your operations in the future. www.wmeng.com.