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New CARNITEX BA and CARNITEX AC: food ingredient solutions based on vegetal extracts, perfect for flavour and colour stability in heat-treated food products

Flavour and colour play an essential role in food perception and choice. Consumers and industries demand additive free products, with clean and short labels.
Chimab R&D has expanded the CARNITEX product range with new food ingredient solutions, based on vegetal extracts, perfect for stabilizing flavour and colour in heat-treated food products
New CARNITEX are specifically designed to give food products a natural flavour, colour and appearance. Based on vegetal extracts and without E numbers, they are in line with the “short and clean label” trend.
In addition, the CARNITEX product range is perfect for cooked meat and meat analogue products, thanks to its specific flavor and colour.

BENEFITS:

  • based on vegetal extracts
  • specific colour
  • thermostability
  • perfect colour
  • natural, no additives

CARNITEX is perfect for a wide range of applications. It meets the needs of the most demanding consumers, thanks to natural raw materials. It supports short, simple and clean label strategy. Perfect for vegetarian and vegan products.

The CARNITEX product range also includes CARNITEX BC, a functional solution based on vegetal extracts, perfect for stabilizing flavour and colour in fresh meat or meat analogue products.

For further information contact CHIMAB : chimab@chimab.it

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EU Regulations n. 2017/672 and n. 2017/676 - Food products : allowed the use of a specific health claim related to the presence of creatine in food and lactitol in food supplements

The European Commission has allowed the chance to bring specific health claims referring to the presence of creatine in food and lactitol in food supplements, under the conditions specified therein.

IN DEPTH
The European Commission, with EU regulations:

  • the April 7, 2017 n. 672, it has allowed the use of a specific indication of health related to the presence of creatine in foodstuffs;
  • of 10 April 2017 n. 676 allowed the use of a specific indication of health related to the presence of lactitol in food supplements;

under existing Community legislation.

Provisions laid down in Regulation no. 2017/672

The health and nutrition claim "Daily consumption of creatine can increase the training effect with resistance on the muscle strength in adults over the age of 55 years" it may be carried on food in case these:

  • contain creatine;
  •  are intended for adults over 55 years of age who regularly practice resistance training;

pursuant to the Community provisions governing the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances in food.

The foods in question must also report indicating that:

  • The information contained herein is intended for adults over 55 years of age who regularly practice a workout with resistance;
  • the beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 3 g of creatine in combination with a workout with resistance which allows an increase of the load over time and which should be done at least three times per week for several weeks, with an intensity at least equal to 65-75% of the load of repetition ceiling (meaning the maximum weight or the maximum force that an individual can exert in a single lifting).

The regulation in question enters into force April 28, 2017.

 

Provisions laid down in Regulation no. 2017/676

The health and nutrition claim "The lactitol contributes to normal bowel function due to an increase in stool frequency," can be given in food supplements containing 10 g of lactitol in a single daily serving quantified, pursuant to the Community provisions regulating the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances in food.

The foods in question must also report indicating that the beneficial effect is obtained with the intake of 10 g of lactitol in a single daily dose.

Finally the indication in question must not be used for food intended for children.

The regulations in question shall enter into force on 1 May 2017.

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