Florida Food Products Helps FIRST/IFT21 attendees discover tea varieties from around the World

Florida Food Products (FFP), a leader in clean label food and beverage ingredient solutions, is presenting at FIRST—Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology—IFT’s reimagined virtual event and solution exchange (IFT21). FFP’s Educational Session, titled “Understanding Tea – Varieties from Around the World,” takes place on Monday, July 19, at 1 p.m. CT as part of the FIRST/IFT21 event and will also be available on demand. Anuhya Bhaskara, R&D Manager at Florida Food Products and Certified Tea Specialist, will showcase trending tea varieties and take attendees on a (virtual) tour around the world. Attendees will discover how tea variety can offer both flavor and a functional punch to their next beverage formulation.


“Understanding Tea – Varieties from Around the World” is designed to help the industry learn more about the many varieties of teas and herbals available. The session will explore where varieties are grown, how they are produced and explores beyond teas sensory characteristics, showcasing how the chemical structure of tea can benefit different beverage formulations.


“We are excited to host an educational session with FIRST/IFT21 attendees,” said Christopher Naese, Vice President, Business Development, Florida Food Products. “We are fortunate to have experts such as Anuhya Bhaskara as a part of the FFP team. Formulating successful tea-based applications requires special consideration of the types of ingredients used and how those ingredients behave to affect overall flavor and functionality. FFP’s tea-based functional beverage concepts are formulated to provide the optimal taste and performance consumers are seeking.”


FFP delivers a multitude of clean label solutions to meet the needs and desires of customers and consumers across the food and beverage industry. Their broad portfolio of ingredients provides food and beverage solutions that offer immune support, digestive health, and natural energy for customers eager to meet and get ahead of growing consumer demands. From real brewed tea and coffee extracts and concentrates to fermented fruit and vegetable powders, FFP has everything you need to make delicious beverage products that will keep your customers coming back for more.


To view the session and learn how each tea variety can pack both a flavor and functional punch in your next beverage, please visit  Understanding Tea – Varieties from Around the World (Sponsored by Florida Food Products) – IFT21 (mapyourshow.com). To find out more about FFP, please visit https://floridafood.com/beverage-solutions/.


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