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BI SHOWCASING QUINOA CRISP AND TWO UNIQUE BEVERAGES AT IFT BOOTH #1053
VP of Marketing Randal Kreienbrink to Discuss Better Utilization of Functional Ingredients and Botanicals in IFT Workshop

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA, July 5, 2016 — BI will be sampling 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. Attendees of IFT 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 Extract; and a refreshing tropical juice containing a Turmeric Powder with Alfalfa, Broccoli, Kale and Spinach Powders.

Additionally, BI’s VP of Marketing Randy 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 Dr. Mike Wagner, Food Science Engineer, and Alison Raban, Certified Food Scientist, will also join Randy 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 over 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, NV and Islandia, NY, 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 booth #1053 at IFT or visit www.botanicals.com. To arrange to speak with a representative from BI at the show, please contact Ida Baghoomian at ida@brandhive.com

About BI Nutraceuticals
BI Nutraceuticals is a global full-service supplier of dietary supplement and functional food ingredients including whole herb powders and teas, standardized and drug ratio extracts, custom blends, vitamins, minerals, drum to hopper custom blends, granular ingredients and other specialty processes including time released and encapsulated ingredients. The company currently offers more than 200 ingredients that have been determined as safe for use in foods and beverages by the FDA or FEMA, the Flavors and Extracts Manufacturers Association. Since 2002, BI has been an innovator in steam sterilization and the company’s Protexx HP® Green Steam™ process is currently the industry's only species-specific, organic sterilization method. All BI ingredients undergo stringent quality analysis that includes heavy metal, pesticide and irradiation testing. All herbal powder ingredients are also tested under the company's Identilok® species identification process. The company has also developed a proprietary process, UltraHD®, which creates high-density herbal powders allowing for superior flow and less dusting during the manufacturing process. For more information, visit www.binutraceuticals.com.

About IFT and its Annual Meeting & Food Expo
For more than 70 years, the IFT has been unlocking the potential of the food science community by creating a dynamic global forum where members from more than 100 countries can share, learn, and grow. Its Annual Meeting & Food Expo is an important event for professionals involved in food science and technology as it features the industry’s largest collection of food ingredients, equipment, and packaging suppliers. Visit www.ift.org for more information.

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