RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA — BI just introduced a new ingredient featuring one of the oldest and most nutritious known vegetables, sweet potatoes. BI’s new Sweet Potato Powder provides an excellent nutritional profile with essential vitamins and minerals, protein and fiber. The favorable taste profile, versatile application form and clean label classification make the powder the ultimate consumer-friendly ingredient.
With up to 35% dietary fiber, the new powder can reach quadruple the fiber available in conventional sweet potato powders. And, the mildly sweet aroma and flavor 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.
To learn more about BI’s new Sweet Potato Powder, please visit www.botanicals.com.
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.