WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients presents new premium beverage concepts

Single-variety refreshment with Golden Delicious and Valencia Orange

Heidelberg-Eppelheim, July 23, 2012 – Soft drinks which feature fruits of a particular variety are becoming increasingly popular among consumers. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients identified this trend and is working with innovative ideas about single-variety products to bring dynamic new accents to the market. Golden Delicious apples and Valencia oranges are the cornerstone of custom-tailored premium concepts that have an excellent taste.

Soft drinks with apple or orange flavor are true consumer favorites. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients’ new concepts with juice from a single kind of fruit enables manufacturers to create products which distinguish themselves from the rest of the market.

Golden Delicious

Golden Delicious is the world's most popular kind of apple. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients’ new concept features 15% apple juice from Golden Delicious concentrate. The mild and fruity flavor of this varietal of apples is perfect for drinks which contain a single kind of fruit, creating an USP in comparison with standard sorts of apple juice. Its premium placement can also be reinforced by indicating the kind of apple on the label. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients also offers options with a lower fruit-juice content.

Valencia Orange

In the soft-drink sector, orange is one of the most popular flavors around the globe. The market for orange drinks is large, but with its innovative Valencia Orange product ideas, WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients is now offering a way to make drinks distinctive. Available in 3% and 12% juice content, the new premium single-variety concepts will win consumers over with the taste of sweet sun-ripened Valencia oranges.

Valencia oranges are also ideal as promotional or seasonal products. Their appealing taste and the vivid color of their pulp make them very popular. This orange takes its name from its resemblance to the varietals grown in the Spanish region of Valencia. Nowadays it is primarily cultivated in the US, South Africa and the Mediterranean.

About WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients

WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, and is one of the world’s leading suppliers of natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry. The company’s management offices and production sites are located at WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients in Eppelheim (Germany) as well as in Erlanger (Kentucky, USA). Eight further production locations in Europe, USA, Canada, China, and Dubai are part of WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients as well.

The WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients product portfolio of natural-flavor ingredients includes full flavor and ingredient solutions for the food and beverage industry, known as flavor systems, as well as individual components such as flavors and extracts, natural colors, concentrates, sweetening systems, specialty ingredients and seasonings, including functional flavors and healthy ingredients, taste modifiers, and fermentation technologies. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients' competence of global supply markets as well as technologically advanced production processes brings value to our customers on a daily basis. www.wild.de or www.wildflavors.com

Contact

WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients
Arne Gätje
Rudolf-Wild-Str. 107-115
69214 Heidelberg-Eppelheim
Germany
Tel.: +49 6221 799 9488
Fax: +49 6221 799 860
E-Mail: arne.gaetje@wild.de
Website: www.wild.de

Publik. Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH
Dr. Antje Louis, Carola Ronellenfitsch
Rheinuferstr. 9
67061 Ludwigshafen
Germany
Tel.: +49 621 96 36 00 32
Fax: +49 621 96 36 00 50
E-Mail: c.ronellenfitsch@agentur-publik.de
Website: www.agentur-publik.de