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Ida Baghoomian
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BI SHOWCASING NEW SWEET POTATO POWDER AND TWO UNIQUE BEVERAGES AT IFT BOOTH #1745

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA, June 8, 2017 — BI will be featuring their new sweet potato powder at this year’s IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo being held June 26-28, 2017 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees will be able to sample an exciting showcase of flavor rich ingredients including a tasty sweet potato corn muffin containing BI’s new high-fiber sweet potato powder complimented by psyllium, ginger and cinnamon; a protein packed iced latte featuring a clean-label, hypoallergenic faba bean protein (60%) concentrate; and a refreshing pineapple and orange juice blend containing ginger root powder.

BI’s recently announced the launch of their sweet potato powder. The mildly sweet aroma and flavor of the powder with notes of raisin, dried fruit, and honey make the powder a complimentary addition to a variety of applications, from baby foods to beverages and snacks. Long recognized for their nutritional benefits, sweet potatoes offer an excellent nutritional profile with essential vitamins and minerals, protein and fiber. The sweet potato corn muffin captures the baked goodness of a conventional corn muffin while offering 3 grams of additional dietary fiber.

With just under 40 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 #1745 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
BI is a global full-service supplier of dietary supplement and functional food ingredients including whole herb powders and teas, standardized and 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.botanicals.com.

About IFT and its Annual Meeting & Food Expo
BI is a global full-service supplier of dietary supplement and functional food ingredients including whole herb powders and teas, standardized and 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.botanicals.com. 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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