Tate & Lyle Showcases Health and Wellness Solutions at Food Matters Live 2017

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Showcasing our oat ingredients at Food Matters Live 2017.

[London, 17 November 2017]: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, is exhibiting at Food Matters Live (21 - 23 November) showcasing a range of tailored oat solutions to food manufacturers.

Based at stand 102 at ExCeL, London, Tate & Lyle will be offering visitors the opportunity to sample a blueberry smoothie prototype enriched with PromOat® Beta Glucan, a natural soluble fibre made from non-GMO Swedish oats.

PromOat® Beta Glucan can be used for a number of solutions, including boosting the fibre content in products to achieve front of pack claims for fibre nutrition. It also helps reduce blood cholesterol and is very well suited for beverages such as smoothies or dairy alternatives due to its solubility. Its moisture-binding and texturising properties enable PromOat® Beta Glucan to replace some of the fat and/or sugars in recipes without affecting taste or texture.

Saquib Ramday, Product Manager at Tate & Lyle, said: “There’s a large consumer demand for oat-enriched products due to the numerous health benefits associated with oat beta glucan. According to research, consumers of all ages are motivated to buy products with cholesterol benefit claims. And, PromOat® Beta Glucan, which labels as oat fibre, is the most preferred fibre ingredient for consumers to see on a label.1

Dr Kavita Karnik, Director of Nutrition at Tate & Lyle, will also be conducting a talk during the show around the theme of sugar reduction. The session, entitled ‘Assessing the sugar reduction programme: how low can it go?’ will take place at the Conference Theatre on Wednesday 22 November, between 10.45-11.45am.

1 Qualtrics, Tate & Lyle proprietary quantitative consumer research, 2015, 2016

 

 

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,400 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2021, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.