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Gehl Food & Beverage and California Natural Products manufacture healthy and unique premium ingredients that are plant-based, gluten-free, natural base ingredients. We are equipped to offer non-GMO and vegan dairy alternatives as well. 

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Rice Base

Rice base is made from rice and water. It is rice milk in a concentrated form . Our rice base is naturally sweet with an opaque, off-white appearance that looks like light cream.

Rice Base Features: 

  • Perishable with a shelf life of five days, at which point pasteurizing for packaging should be performed
  • We offer rice base in:
    • Organic
    • Conventional

 

Rice Base Uses:

  • Cooking
  • Alternate milks
  • Plant-based beverages
  • Confections
  • Yogurts
  • Ice creams
  • Creamers
  • Cheeses
  • Spreads
  • Smoothies

Rice Base Packaging:

  • Tanker

 

 

 

White Rice Vinegar Base

White rice vinegar base is a colorless liquid with a hint of sweetness.

 

White Rice Vinegar Base Features: 

  • Perishable with a shelf life of five days, therefore the base should immediately be used in making finished products
  • We offer white rice vinegar base in:
    • Organic
    • Conventional

 

White Rice Vinegar Base Uses:

  • Mayonnaise
  • Salad dressings
  • Marinades
  • Stir fry dishes

 

White Rice Vinegar Base Packaging:

  • Tanker

Soy Base

Soy base is a concentrated liquid extracted from soybeans in our Lathrop, California, facility. Whole soybeans go through our separation process using only two ingredients: soybeans and water. Perishable with a shelf life of five days, therefore the base should immediately be used in making finshed products.   

Soy Base Features: 

  • Dairy alternative
  • Non-GMO
  • Organic certified
  • Vegan

Soy Base Uses:

  • Soy beverages & creamers
  • Yogurts
  • Tofu
  • Soups
  • Cheeses
  • Ice creams and smoothies

Soy Base Packaging:

  • Tanker

Oat Base

Rolled organic oats are mill-ground to powder/flour then processed with water and enzymes to create its concentrated form. Our oat base is naturally sweet and looks like heavy cream, with an opaque, off-white appearance. Just add more water to change the consistency for drinks, or add sweeteners or flavors to make end products such as oat milk.

 

 

 

Oat Base Features: 

  • Dairy alternative
  • Can be combined with sweeteners or flavors
  • Looks like heavy cream
  • Gluten-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Organic certified
  • Vegan

Oat Base Uses:

  • Alternate milks and creamers
  • Yogurts
  • Ice creams and smoothies
  • Soups
  • Baking
  • Cheeses and spreads 
  • Nutritional beverages
  • Confections

Oat Base Packaging: 

  • Tanker

Tea Base

Tea leaves are steeped to perfection then filtered to get any particles out prior to being used to make finished products such as iced teas, chai teas, or herbal teas.     

 

Tea Base Features: 

  • Steeped to perfection
  • Filtered to remove particles

 

Tea Base Uses:

  • Chai teas
  • Iced teas
  • Herbal teas

 

Tea Base Packaging:

  • Tanker

Quality and Safety 

We exhibit multiple processing capabilities to meet the needs of our customers. Our facilities are held to strict quality standards as we strive to deliver high quality ingredients to the brands that rely on us. 

 

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