Beloit, Wisconsin – Kerry, the global leader in taste and nutrition, has launched exciting new dairy-free flavors in its Big Train product family of hot and cold beverage mixes for use by foodservice operators. Fortified with Kerry’s GanedenBC30 – a scientifically backed probiotic ingredient that helps support digestive and immune health – the four new appealing non-dairy flavors, horchata, caramel latte, latte and mocha, provide probiotics in a tasty drink format.
Consumers are increasingly proactive in their efforts to manage their personal health, including seeking to support immune function by choosing beverages that provide health benefits. At the same time, Kerry’s exclusive customer research has revealed a gap in the restaurant industry’s offerings. For example, with immune health being the number one benefit that global consumers look for in healthy lifestyle products, 78% of those surveyed by Kerry believe that restaurants do not offer enough menu choices with benefits. functional. Additionally, research shows that a remarkable 70% or more of these consumers are actively concerned about their digestive health. The Big Train line of new dairy-free drink mixes responds to these findings.
Commenting on the release of the new beverage innovations, Abhishek Trivedi, Director of Strategic Marketing for Big Train, said, âBig Train is a trusted brand for Kerry customers and their consumers. These new dairy-free drink mixes allow every customer, whatever their dietary needs or preferences, to indulge in their preferred choice of cheese, mocha, steamer, chai or latte. Fortified with the Kerry science-backed probiotic GanedenBC30, these great new beverage offerings will help foodservice operators meet growing consumer demand for products that support digestive health, while simultaneously expanding the great taste experiences Big Train is already known.
Big Train is the leading manufacturer and distributor of premium powdered gourmet drink mixes that taste great and are easy to prepare. The Big Train collection includes a wide range of tasty products, including blended iced coffees, non-coffee blended creams, chai teas, protein coffee blends and the new dairy-free blends. All of them are licensed indulgence products that consumers seek and love.
Big Train chose GanedenBC30 because it is backed by over 25 published scientific papers demonstrating its safety and efficacy. GanadenBC30 is also a spore-forming probiotic, which means that the strain has superior survivability not only in the process of making and producing the Big Train product, but also in transit from the stomach to the intestines, where it works. to support digestive and immune health.
Consumers are increasingly concerned about their overall well-being and are now turning to their everyday foods and drinks for functional benefits. It should be noted that more than half of the consumers surveyed perceived GanedenBC30 as promoting digestive health just by seeing the logo. The credibility of GanedenBC30’s extensive studies has led 81% of US consumers to believe the probiotic claim is trustworthy, with 63% expressing interest in purchasing a product in which it is incorporated. In short, Big Train’s new probiotic-enriched dairy-free blends will help foodservice operators meet growing consumer demands for additional functionality by bringing more delicious dairy-free beverage options to menus.
Trivedi added, âWith Kerry’s research showing that 63% of consumers actively try to eat healthy some or all of the time, buying Big Train non-dairy drinks will leave consumers feeling like they’ve made a healthier choice without sacrifice taste or pleasure. “
Big Train takes great care to produce only the highest quality products. Using simple ingredients and refreshing recipes proven to delight consumers, Big Train’s comprehensive line of drink mixes fulfill the brand’s mandate to create enjoyable and memorable drinking experiences. The brand is also committed to ensuring that its popular product portfolio remains trendy, easy to adopt and use, and highly profitable. Big Train purchases can be made online at Webstaurant, Food Service Direct, Amazon, Serious Sips and Barista Pro Shop. Check out the new Big Train line of dairy free drink mixes at the web link provided.
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