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Impact of Color on Food - Watson Announces Roundtable Discussion

WEST HAVEN, Conn., July 8, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watson Inc. is proud to announce a roundtable discussion to be held at the IFT Food Expo in Chicago, Illinois. The title of the roundtable is "The Impact of Color on Food". The discussion will be held in a meeting room at the Watson booth on the IFT show floor. Leading the discussion will be Mary Watson, Sr. VP Business Development.



Watson will discuss topics such as: how color impacts the perception and acceptability of flavors, how your choice of colors for your products can affect your sales and profits, the growing, consumer-driven demand for clean- and clear-labeling, including the growing trend in the industry to move away from artificial colorings towards naturally-derived sources, and the resulting reformulation challenges that such a move presents.

The roundtable will also include a hands-on lab that will give participants the opportunity to test Watson's Edible Glitter as a unique color-delivery system in a wide range of food and beverage applications. Edible Glitter contains no sugars or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, and it is available in clean label, plant-based colors or FD &C colors. You can learn more about Edible glitter on the Watson website at http://www.watson-inc.com/our-capabilities/film-technology/edible-glitter/

Additional information on this and other events, as well as registration information, can be found on the Watson website at this link: http://info.watson-inc.com/ift-2016

About Watson:

Watson is one of the highest quality suppliers of products and services geared towards enhancing human health and nutrition around the world. We are a leader in developing quality products and innovative ingredient systems for the food and beverage industries. Expertise in film technology, as well as custom nutrient premixes, microencapsulation, agglomeration, micronizing, and spray drying, allows us to develop unique formulations and products using Watson manufactured, value-added ingredients. For more information on Watson, see: www.watson-inc.com.

Contacts:
Watson Inc.
Moira Watson, V.P. Marketing & Communications
moira.watson@watson-inc.com
800-388-3481 or (203) 932-3000

Company info:
Watson Foods Co., Inc. DBA Watson Inc.
Corporate headquarters: 301 Heffernan Drive, West Haven CT 06516
CEO: James T. Watson
Website: www.watson-inc.com
Employees: 300

A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=40780

CONTACT: moira.watson@watson-inc.com

Source:Watson Inc.