Company: Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients Inc., Nashville, NC


Ingredient Snapshot: Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients’ line of sweet potato ingredients features juice (concentrate and single strength), dehydrated granules and dehydrated flour made from sweet potatoes fully sourced and processed in North Carolina. The potatoes are non-GMO and high in nutrients, enabling manufacturers to give their applications a boost of fiber, vitamins and minerals, according to the company. Applications include bakery and snack products, such as muffins and bars. The sweet potato ingredients also provide a variety of clean label benefits, including replacing high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners and other unpopular ingredients.