Living a healthy life has become the main objective of new consumer generations. This important trend has promoted the emergence of a wide range of products from botanical, vegetable and floral sources that are revolutionizing the international market.
La Tour is able to turn into reality the product you have in mind, no matter if it is flavored water with mint extract or an energy drink with Amazonian fruit extracts.
Our Research and Development team has excellent knowledge of physical and enzymatic extraction techniques, which allows us to have a wide range of natural extracts. In addition, we have a group of application professionals who will be able to support you in the development of your projects in an agile and efficient way, always considering the latest market trends.
Tea and Herbal Extracts
The strong positioning of black and green tea beverages has allowed the successful entry into the market of new varieties well known and appreciated in other regions of the world such as Japanese Matcha tea, Chinese Oolong, and South African Rooibos.
Today, however, tea is not the only alternative to sugary beverages: a significant amount of herbs known for their multiple functional benefits, are giving rise to a new generation of soft drinks with a very marked healthy halo. This is how finding a drink with moringa or turmeric is becoming more and more common.
In La Tour, you will find natural extracts that will round off your product’s profile with subtle aromatic notes and allow you to enter the global trend of clean labeling. The rigorous selection of our raw materials and the deep knowledge about the source of the plant material added to our expertise in biotechnology are the guarantee to an excellent quality and performance product.
Find the variety of tea or herbal extract you need, in liquid or powder form, for applications ranging from the food industry to the cosmetics industry.
Coffee has become an international trend in many categories of the food and beverage industry. Young consumers are learning to appreciate its taste and the benefits it brings, and even new ways of processing it are emerging, such as the popular cold brew technique, which is growing rapidly in the United States.
La Tour has taken advantage of its expertise in extraction technologies and the availability of Colombian coffee, internationally recognized as one of the best in the world, to develop a wide variety of extracts that also provide naturalness to your product will help define the sensory profile of it.
We invite you to know our coffee extracts portfolio where you can find from extracts with soft profiles such as green coffee to intense profiles such as the American type.
Fruit extracts are part of La Tour’s identity. We have more than a decade of experience obtaining the best of the local fruits through different techniques that allow us to reach profiles that remind the fresh fruit. We are specialized in obtaining extracts from tropical products such as pineapple, mango, banana, passion fruit and exotic fruits from the Amazon region such as acai, guaraná, arazá, and copoazú.
Vegetable extracts are increasingly important in the global market; processes such as the concentration or isolation of active compounds have generated the development of new products that are associated with functionality.
Extracts such as ginger and tea are being well received by consumers thanks to its natural medicinal properties, stimulating and healthy characteristics related to their consumption.
At La Tour, we have enough experience to develop extracts from different plant materials, preserving their own characteristics when using state-of-the-art technologies. In our portfolio, you will find different types of extracts: turmeric extract, basil extract, ginger extract, ginseng among others for different applications.
Today’s market is constantly changing and food is no exception. Recent regulations on the consumption of artificial colorants have led producers to look for natural and clean alternatives to add color to their applications, as is the case of achiote-based colorants, chlorophyll and other raw materials that, by their nature, provide color.
Our research and development team has extensive knowledge in extraction and biotechnology, able to obtain raw materials colorants available in different shades to adjust the color in your food; we have state-of-the-art technology that allows you to obtain extracts of turmeric, annatto, spinach, beet, and others.