Ashland is pleased to participate in the Trend and Solution Tours under the Weight Management and Diabetes category.
WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) June 01, 2011
Does an “app” for food ingredients exist? If the application is for less sugar, less oil, reduced milk fat and improved food texture, then Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), says “yes.” Ashland’s food and beverage ingredients deliver a variety of functional capabilities that help food industry scientists create tasty and nutritious food products. Ashland will be highlighting its diverse product line at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) expo, June 11 – 14, in New Orleans.
“At this year’s IFT expo, Ashland is pleased to participate in the Trend and Solution Tours under the Weight Management and Diabetes category,” said Laurie Kronenberg, new-product leader, Food and Pharmaceutical, Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients. “In particular, we are featuring our Benecel™ methylcellulose (MC) and hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) products and showcasing how their unique, thermal-gelation properties reduce oil uptake in popular fried foods, as well as improve the texture and bite of meat alternatives.”
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients’ food ingredient products:
- Reduce oil uptake in fried foods;
- Reduce sugar with enhanced mouthfeel in beverages;
- Reduce milk fat with creamy mouthfeel in whipped toppings;
- Reduce saturated fat in diets with meat substitutes; and
- Provide gluten-free formulations for new-direction carbohydrates.
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients is a world leader in cellulosic food ingredients. Its products meet food formulation customers’ health, convenience, quality and processing requirements in major food applications. Functional Ingredients creates value through applications knowledge, market insight and a powerful product portfolio, including: Aqualon™ and Aquasorb™ cellulose gum (CMC), Benecel MC and HPMC, Klucel™ and Aerowhip™ hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) and Supercol™ guar gum. To learn more about Ashland’s food product ingredients, visit its website at ashland.com/solutions/markets/food-and-beverage, or call (877) 546-2782 toll-free.
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment. Visit http://www.ashland.com to see the innovations we offer through our four commercial units – Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials and Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline).
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