Food and drinks
Due to the high content of biologically active substances, VitaForest dry functional extracts and powders are often used in confectionery, meat, dairy and other industries of new generation food and beverages - useful, stimulating various functions and systems of the human body.
Dry extracts are used as flavoring additives to improve the organoleptic properties of alcoholic and low-alcoholic beverages. For example, oak (Quercus spp.), wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), willow (Salix spp.), thyme (Thymus spp.), elecampane (Inula helenium), tansy flower (Tanacetum vulgare) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium) plant extracts are used to impart natural bitterness in the production of vodkas, tinctures and vermouths.
Chaga extract and powder are used in the production of cold tea, dairy and dairy-free drinks based on rice or almonds. Chaga gained a reputation of a perfect coffee substitute thanks to its rich flavor or an additive to it due to its ability to neutralize organic acids of coffee beans that irritate the stomach lining.
Other most popular extracts and powders in the food and beverage industries are made of oregano (Origanum vulgare), hop (Humulus lupulus), maral root (Rhaponticum carthamoides), schisandra (Schisandra chinensis), Rhodiola rosea, rose hip (Rosa spp.), hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), raspberry (Rubus idaeus), wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca), grape (Vitis vinifera) and others. Addition of them into food and beverage products brings in unique, memorable and easily recognizable charm among many competitors.