product arrives on the market:
A new healthy and tasty snack-dessert
Montreal, March 8, 2002 –SoYummi Foods Inc., an innovative Quebec food corporation, is proud to announce the launch of its first product line based on organic soybeans. SoYummi's snack-dessert mousse is unique in North America. It is distinguished by its light texture, its refined flavour and its practical individual packaging. This new product is the answer to increasing consumer demand for nutritional foods, healthy and additive free. In addition, the mousse is an excellent source of isoflavones, active compounds contained in soy that have a preventative effect against such diseases as breast cancer and osteoporosis.
Twelve years of research
To bring her project to fruition,
she gathered together a number agri-food specialists, such as Dr. James
Smith of the Food Science Department of MacDonald College in Ste-Anne
de Bellevue, Mr. Roland Degani, specialist in R&D and food production,
Mr. Patrick Fusier, doctor of food chemistry at Université Laval,
and Mr. Petion Roy, food processes engineer at the Food Research and
Development Centre (FRDC) in St Hyacinthe.
Petion Roy, food processes engineer of the CRDA
highly nutritional product that meets consumer demand
The SoYummi soy mousse meets the needs of consumers who display an increasing awareness of health considerations and are concerned with the quality of their foods.
Various clinical studies have brought to light the numerous nutritional benefits of soy for the health of the general public and of women in particular. Soybeans contain isoflavones, promising active nutritional compounds. These compounds belong to the phyto-estrogen family, natural plant-based hormones that closely resemble the body's natural estrogens.
that are found in soy-based products have a significant effect on:
It should be noted that one 125 g portion of SoYummi mousse provides 11 mg of isoflavones, more than 20%1 of the daily intake recommended to achieve the full benefit of soy. The mousse is also low in saturated fats and cholesterol free.
"SoYummi mousse is delicious at any time. You can serve it as a gourmet dessert after an elegant meal, slip it into your lunch bag, or simply enjoy it as a handy snack whenever you need an energy boost." says Joanne Hollander.
SoYummi mousse is offered in four popular flavours: raspberry, lime, chocolate, and coco-banana. Distributed by Liberté Inc., it will be available in supermarkets the first week of April.
Information : Chantale Baar, Johanne Carrier Communications Inc.
Tel. : (514) 288-3233 / (514) 992-6463
Source : SoYummi Foods Inc.
1 Dr Kenneth Setchell, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH, USA