Combining insights with innovation to co-create healthier food solutions for consumers
Cargill recently unveiled a range of offerings at AAHAAR 2023 in New Delhi, held between 14th and 18th March 2023. Joining AAHAAR, one of India’s largest food ingredients exhibitions with the theme Re(discover) what’s possible together, Cargill showcased product applications under health and nutrition, fusion baking, and innovation, that have been co-created with its bakery partners for Indian consumers.
Cargill’s booth at the expo was inaugurated by Kamal Kant Pant, Principal & Secretary of IHM Pusa, New Delhi, along with Simon George, Managing Director, Cargill’s Food Ingredients business – South Asia. Through the expo, Cargill emphasised its role as a fully integrated food ingredients and solutions partner in the South Asian food ingredients market.
The company highlighted its innovative solutions in Health and Nutrition, showcasing products under the theme ‘Healthy for me’. The healthy solutions included healthy jaggery and sesame cookies, high protein cookies and whole wheat cakes made with NatureFresh Professional (NFP) Lite and Elite Choice that have zero trans-fats, gluten free, low sugar and high in protein and vitamins.
Food applications in the ‘fusion baking’ category demonstrated by Cargill chefs at the expo included innovative combinations such as gulab jamun cheesecake, masala healthy yoga bars and baked mathri cookies that have ingredients such as Nature Fresh Professional (NFP) Lite, White compound and Elite Choice that combine Indian spices and desserts with global cuisine.
The company also presented a selection of food ingredients that demonstrated its proprietary research capabilities. These applications included EpiCor postbiotic to promote digestive health, RadipureT, a sustainable plant-based pea protein, and chocolate compounds.
The event also saw a special focus on NatureFresh Professional products including Classic Gold, a one-of-its-kind Puff pastry fat in Indian market, Elite Choice, a trans-fat free proprietary fat for premium cookie category, Classic trans-fat-free, a healthy puff pastry fat and Lite, a flavoured and low melting fat for bakery category.