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Learning about Yum Drops®, flavoring and the "flavoring revolution"...
What do you mean when you label your products natural flavoring drops?
Our natural flavoring drops are a food additive by definition. This means it is not to be consumed directly, but becomes part of other beverages or foods when it is added. In this case it's for the purpose of flavoring. Natural flavor concentrates are just what it says. We use natural fruits and gourmet flavors with no artificial sweeteners. Our products go through strict regulatory requirements for food safety and labeling.
What exactly is Yum Drops® Flavoring "Do Your Drink a Flavor?
Yum Drops® is a natural flavoring additive with natural stevia. The flavoring drops are used as a flavoring ingredient to enhance the taste and flavors of water, hot/cold teas, dairy products and desserts. The best part of using drops is you control the strength of the flavoring experience by the number of drops you used. Want it subtle, use just a couple of drops...
What is stevia?
stevia is the hottest new sweetener additive and product that is sweeping the market today. Stevia is natural, calorie free and about 300 times stronger than table sugar. That's why it has such a great appeal as a health alternative. Our sweetened products only use gras stevia. In FDA terms, this product is called "gras stevia", the "gras" is classified as- "generally regarded as safe" and can be used as an ingredient and does not require labeling it as a dietary supplement..
Sometimes my fingers feel a little sticky, why is that if I get some on my hands?
Natural fruit flavorings are typically sticky. Especially concentrates. Its a combination of flavoring concentrates and a little stevia as well. stevia is what enhances the flavoring taste. Just like a pinch of salt makes savory foods taste great, a dash of natural stevia enhances the flavoring experience in sweet flavors. Remember, this is a flavoring concentrate in each drop. With 600 drops per bottle, there is less than 6 drops of stevia per 1/2 oz bottle and that will flavor over 6 and 1/2 gallons of water.
One of my bottles says alcohol and another does not. Why, and what is it used for?
First of all, water soluble carriers are your friend and user friendly. Every formula requires something to stabilize and carry the flavoring concentrate. Some concentrates like mint come in oil form and does not mix with water for example. The carrier helps blend as well as homogenize the formula as well as to dilute the concentrate to the right formulation. We follow strict labeling requirements as determined by our flavoring suppliers. One supplier recommends using it another does not. Take a look at our actual nutrient label for details of ingredients. (click on link-natural flavoring drops for water- left column) Here's a deeper look at the subject.
The anatomy of a flavor involves 3 components: the flavor, the carrier/solvent, other ingredients. A water soluble is the most common component in flavoring formulas even though it may or may not be listed, because of small amounts used. Here's what a water soluble carrier/solvent like polypropylene glycol does:
What are the different types of Yum Drops® and how do they differ?
There are four Yum Drops® Flavoring profiles:
1- Yum Drops® flavoring for water and teas contains natural fruit flavoring with a natural sweetener to enhance the flavoring component. These products contain gras stevia as a natural sweetener.
2- Yum Drops® flavoring for coffee, dairy products and desserts contain natural flavors and natural sweetener to enhance the flavoring component. These products contain gras stevia as a natural sweetener.
3- Yum Drops® flavoring for dairy products and desserts and baked recipes contains natural and artificial flavors to enhance the pure flavoring component when used in baking applications.
4- Yum Drops® flavoring for sweet and savory flavorings contains natural flavoring to enhance the flavoring component.
Can I use the same flavoring for coffee as I do for desserts and vice versa?
Yum® Drops natural flavoring with stevia for coffee is the best choice and all you really need. You can use either one but we recommend our natural and artificial flavoring for dairy products and desserts where baking is called for in the recipe and sugar is added as an ingredient. The reason being, natural flavorings with natural sweetener can be a little too sweet in some baking applications when all you are looking for is pure flavor and where sugar is added.
What do you mean when you say Yum Drops® is a natural promoter of hydration and drinking more water?
Because you control the boldness or subtleness of the flavoring, you drink more water naturally because it tastes great. Too sweet and you can't drink very much, but subtle and light and water becomes the perfect thirst quencher it was meant to be, and you find yourself finally being able to drink the amount of daily water required.
What is the Perfect Diet Drink?
The perfect diet drink is water and Yum Drops®; 0 carbs, 0 calories 0 Fat.
What is "The Perfect Thirst Quencher"?
Water has been proven to be the only real thirst quencher. Trouble with some pre-bottled beverages is they are loaded with sugar and after a while, you can't drink it, it's just too sweet.
Any recent studies to validate these two claims?
Men's Health March 2009 ran a study by the University of NC. It claims the average person is consuming 450 calories a day in beverages. That's 29 a pounds a year you either have to lose of put on. See out story line for full article.
Flavor additive in liquid form is the (G&S) Goods and Services category our brand name Yum Drops® was given by Trademark office to describe the brand name. Flavor additive in liquid form also describes the process of taking flavor concentrates and using the concentration to deliver the flavor experience after formulas are blended to deliver the optimum strength based on label directions of 4-6 drops for water flavors and 2-3 drops for coffees, teas and deserts.
Natural Flavoring drops for water brings an all natural fresh fruit taste of sweet and citrus fruit flavors to your water drinking pleasure. Our flavoring drops for water enhance the taste experience and turns drinking water into a delightful experience. The flavoring drops for water approach to enhancing flavors allows you to control the taste, the subtleness or the boldness of the flavoring by the amount of drops you put in. Flavoring drops for water come in lemon, lemon/lime, acai, blueberry, cherry, kiwi, pomegranate cranberry to mention a few.
Natural Flavoring drops for coffee, hot or cold teas, dairy products and deserts are a gourmet delight. The aromas are heavenly and the flavors are out of this world. They say you eat first with your eyes and we say you drink first with your nose. Our flavoring drops for coffees have a phenomenal aroma and are a pure culinary gourmet experience; and the proof is in the tasting experience. Try our flavoring drops for coffee, hot or cold teas, deserts, yogurts, milk shakes and vodka to mention of few of the flavoring drops uses.
Gourmet flavoring with natural stevia; 0 calories, fat, carbs". The Perfect Diet Drink". If you are looking to loose weight and have better health, look no further. Nothing is better for you than water. It helps you with dieting and at the same time promotes good health.
All Natural Sweetener, stevia is great for low calorie diets. It has no carbs, no fat and no calories. That's why diabetics like it. Soon, most diet beverages will be using stevia as their natural sweetener of choice.
stevia also called sweet leaf derives its name from a plant that produces sweetness on the leaves. Sometime referred to as sweet leaf. stevia is claimed to be 300 times stronger than sugar. gras stevia, generally regarded as safe can be used as an ingredient. stevia is the hottest nest trend in beverages.
stevia all natural sweetener; is 300 times stronger than table sugar.
Sugar substitutes, stevia is one of the best sugar substitutes and great for dieters looking for no calories and a better solution to sugar substitutes.
Diet beverage; what could be better than a gourmet taste that has no calories? The more you drink, the less you eat
No calorie beverage is plain and simply water. The best thirst quencher, weight loss catalyst and good health promoter.
Diabetic drinks and beverages
The perfect thirst quencher...water
The Perfect Diet Drink...water and 4-6 of your favorite Yum Drops®
Weight loss clinics have plenty of tips for you.
Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible – all which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and incorporating them in a way that works for you.
Choose the types of foods that improve your health and avoid the types of foods that raise your risk for such illnesses as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Expand your range of healthy choices to include a wide variety of delicious foods. Learn to use guidelines and tips for creating and maintaining a satisfying, healthy diet.
Healthy Drinking Tips; Tips for a Healthy Diet. Drink 8-10 glasses a day. Drink 8oz 30, minutes before a meal and 2 1/2 hours after each meal.
All natural stevia
No carb, no fat, no calories
Low calorie drinks for diets