Harnessing the Power of Plant-Based Powdered Blends 

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Posted: August 17, 2023

In our quest for optimal health and vitality, incorporating nutrient-rich foods into our daily routine is essential. One innovative and convenient way to achieve this is through plant-based powdered blends. These versatile blends offer a wide array of benefits that have the potential to revolutionize our wellness journey.  

What’s VitalBlend™?

VitalBlend™ is Balchem’s line of lipid-based powders available with both plant-based and dairy-based proteins. There are a variety of plant-based proteins like peas, chickpeas, and soy. Each of these forms has different characteristics that can alter the nutritional value, mouthfeel, color, and flavor of the products they are being used in.   

Why VitalBlend™?

These powdered blends have a wide range of fat, protein, and carbohydrate sources at varying concentrations and can be fully customized to support your consumers’ health and vitality.  

 To support consumer health and vitality, VitalBlend™ offers multiple benefits:  

  • Sourced from coconut, palm, or palm kernel oil for a wide range of fats: Fats are essential to give your body energy, support cell function, and aid in the absorption of vitamins in the diet. (1)  
  • Includes fiber and protein:  VitalBlend™ contains fiber and protein, two essential nutrients that play vital roles in supporting overall health. Fiber aids in digestion, promotes satiety, and supports heart health. Protein is crucial for building, and repairing tissues and supports various metabolic functions.(1) 
  • Simplified ingredients with no added sugars options: By avoiding added sugars, VitalBlend™ provides a healthier option for consumers who want to minimize their sugar intake. Leverage Balchem’s expertise in spray drying and agglomeration technologies. Create functional nutritional powders for today’s active consumer lifestyle with a variety of choices including organic pea, coconut, avocado, sunflower, and more. VitalBlend™ can be easily added to a variety of beverages and bar mixes.  

Incorporating plant-based powdered blends into your daily routine can be a powerful strategy to maintain health and vitality. Whether added to smoothies, mixed into yogurt, or incorporated into recipes, plant-based powdered blends can provide a simplified, clean-label plant-based ingredients, alternative to support our well-being.  

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From Balchem®, VitalBlendTM is Balchem’s line of lipid-based powders available with both plant-based and dairy-based proteins. They can be used as-is or further enhanced to meet desired features and benefits to drive your marketing claims. These powdered blends are enhanced with macronutrients, micronutrients, and minerals to boost consumer’s health and vitality. Designed to meet specific dietary and nutritional targets, VitalBlend can be fully customized. Create something wonderful with our portfolio of convenient, customizable, and innovative solutions for a variety of applications.

Contact us today!

To learn more about VitalBlend™ plant-based lipid powders with protein, and the rest of our product line, click the link below to read our 2023 Solutions Guide and contact us today! 

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1.) Institute of Medicine. 2005. Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein, and Amino Acids. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10490

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