Duas Rodas Launches Carrier Free Herbal Portfolio From Latin America
SAO PAULO, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The growing trend of health-conscious, wellness-conscious consumers and food transparency has propelled the clean-label concept to the fore around the world. In order to meet this growing demand, Duas Rodas presents its portfolio of medicinal plants without the support of Latin Americawhich features powdered ingredients for various food and beverage categories.
Simple and easy to understand, carrier-free products appeal to consumers who are interested in more transparent and natural food and beverage options.
Featuring the characteristic flavor and color of fresh fruits, seeds and botanicals, Duas Rodas carrier-free ingredients are excellent alternatives for bolstering health claims in food and beverage formulations, in addition to providing product-specific exposure.
The portfolio, which includes 100% fruit powder options such as papaya, orange, mango, banana, cocoa pulp and tomato, is enriched with ingredients no carrier standardized in active compounds, such as acerola, acai, guarana extract, yerba mate extract and guayusa extract.
Established 96 years ago in the world’s largest biome, Duas Rodas was a pioneer in the manufacture of essential oils in Brazil and has extensive expertise in both the production of flavors and botanical ingredients as well as the extraction and drying processes. Rosemeri Francener, Director of International Affairs at Duas Rodas, explains: “Our products are 100% free of any trace carriers or solvents; they are obtained by extraction, whenever necessary, then dried using spray or tumble dryer processes.”
With 10,000 customers in more than 30 countries, Duas Rodas offers 3,000 items, including flavors, natural extracts, dehydrated ingredients, condiments, additives, ice cream, chocolate and confectionery products. Founded by German immigrants, the company has three units in Brazilwith three others in Chile, Colombia and Mexico. The company offers products with international certifications, including Kosher, Halal, Organic Products, and Fair for Life, in addition to FSSC 22000 and SMETA.