Autumn 2003 Issue — Contents

Resistant starch and its impact on glycemic response

Despite some modern diet plans promoting a lower carbohydrate intake, many nutrition experts continue to stress the importance of carbohydrates in a balanced diet.

Their focus centres on the different types of carbohydrates and their possible physiological effects.

In this article, we discuss glycemic response, the health benefits associated with eating low glycemic response foods and how, by incorporating resistant starch (a low glycemic carbohydrate) into foods, highly palatable, healthy products can be developed for inclusion in the diet.

A new generation of essential fatty acids: freeze dried, emulsified and totally water soluble oil powders

Cultech Ltd. has recently established a new processing technology that converts nutritional oils and other lipid-soluble nutrients into emulsified and freeze-dried, free-flowing powder forms that are instantaneously and completely water dispersible. These very stable powders can be used for a multitude of applications, from hard shell encapsulation, tabletting and powdered drink formulations to functional foods, infant formula and food fortification.

A case for Carotenoids

Carotenoids are increasingly being recognized as a positive force in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. This year more than 200,000 women in the US alone will be diagnosed with breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Trends and developments in functional beverages

The new generation of essential fatty acids:

Freeze dried, emulsified and totally water soluble oil powders

LITESSE®

A Sustained Prebiotic

Ocean Spray in the mix

Natural-source ingredients for the pharmaceutical industry

CP Kelco at FIE 2003

Lactobacillus reuteri

A probiotic for greater well-being

SWISSGUM will present its latest development in the field of stablising systems

Food Industry Rolls Out the Read Carpet for Tomato's Double Benefit

Resistant Starch and its impact on glycemic response

Frutarom continues to grow and increase profits

Frutarom Industries Ltd. acquires Emil Flachsmann AG

Latest generation dietary fibre

Pectacon® Stabilizer Systems at the Food Ingredients 2003

Weihai Hongan Import and Export Co., Ltd

Try the Best with Nutrinova

A case for Carotenoids

ClearTec™ Coating

A New Delivery System for FloraGLO® Lutein in Functional Beverages

SoyQuick® Nutraceutical

Enzymatically Enhanced Soy Powder

SOL-U-CAL

A Soluble Calcium Source with 19% Calcium

Omega-3 fatty acids and prevention of age-related eye diseases (the ageing eye)

A specialist in African and Asian products

ORAFTI Liquid Sweeteners will present NATURESWEET

DAREGAL

IFIS — International Food Information Service

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FIE Frankfurt — 2003
18th - 20th November

Nutraceuticals Now extends a warm welcome to you all from FIE Frankfurt 2003. Bringing you the World of Food Ingredients to your doorstep, with over 1,000 companies exhibiting, it's expected to be an outstanding event with three of the most opportunistic days to conduct business, exchange ideas, maintain old and establish new relations with the worlds leading food ingredient manufacturers and suppliers.

This year there is added interest for companies, research institutes and universities in the form of the FIE Frankfurt 2003 Awards (Gold - Silver - Bronze) which shall be awarded to those who are deemed to have contributed most towards the food ingredient market, regarding innovation and quality, manufacture and development of food ingredients. Good luck to you all!!!

The overwhelming interest in FIE Frankfurt this year as expressed in our Autumn 2003 Edition of Nutraceuticals Now, confirms its position as the world's leading business forum for food ingredients, innovation and product development. Therefore I wish you all a highly productive three days and every success in the future.

Richard Gordon

Operations Manager

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