Applied Food Sciences Gains Non-GMO Project Verification

Feb 17, 2018 | AFS News

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Applied Food Sciences, Inc. (AFS) has taken the next step in demonstrating transparency by getting four of its core ingredients Non-GMO Project Verified. The company’s PurCaf organic caffeine headlines a list of sustainably sourced offerings.

  • PurCaf Organic Caffeine – a 95% caffeine extract from organic green coffee beans
  • PurTea Organic Caffeine – a 90% caffeine extract from organic green tea leaves
  • JAVA.g – a polyphenolic blend of caffeine and antioxidants from green coffee beans
  • GCA – the highest quality green coffee bean extract available on the market

The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven non-profit organization. The Non-GMO Project Verified certification is the most trusted third-party verification for non-GMO foods and products. Becoming Non-GMO Project Verified is a meaningful and achievable way for suppliers, brands, and retailers to show their commitment to providing consumers transparent choices in the marketplace, AFS noted.

“The Non-GMO Project celebrates Applied Food Sciences achievements in verifying four of its products and their commitment to providing consumers a transparent choice in the marketplace,” said Courtney Pineau, associate director for the Non-GMO Project.

Applied Food Sciences is a global ingredient supplier that specializes in the research & development of functional, botanical extracts for use in foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements. “We are excited to work with the Non-GMO Project because it aligns with our values in quality and transparency through our supply chain,” said Chris Fields, vice president of scientific affairs at AFS. “PurCaf and PurTea, organic caffeine sources, are now the only Non-GMO Project Verified caffeine ingredients on the market today. Brands that want to incorporate organic caffeine into their products can now provide consumers an added layer of trust when they are searching for cleaner labels.”

AFS develops novel, natural and organic ingredients that are highly qualified, water-soluble, sustainably and ethically sourced, and GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe).

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