Adding function to food is easy with food grade botanicals. These can be used in a variety of food items including baked items, beverages, confectionary items, main courses, and dairy products. Many botanicals in the food and beverage industry are the spices used for many different types of dishes.
Common to many dishes and even some drinks, these items provide not only a flavor to the food or drink they are added to, but they also offer a functional value. There are over 250 botanicals that can be added to food and beverages. Some of these food grade botanicals are now available as dietary supplements, which means they can also be taken in a pill form.