RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CALIF. — Blue California offers FineCap, a microencapsulation technology platform for active ingredients. The platform was designed to help manufacturers utilize active ingredients with unique characteristics, such as strong odor, taste or stability.

FineCap may improve consistency and control of flavor, texture and color in food and beverage applications, according to the company. It protects or masks odor or taste, improves water solubility and allows for liquid delivery to a dry product.

The microencapsulation technology platform also protects probiotics from gastric acid, ensuring they arrive numerous and viable at the intestines.