Zeta Espacial flavour of the year 2013

Rubí (Barcelona), February 5, 2013 – Zeta Espacial S.A., leading manufacturer of popping candy worldwide, has been awarded the Flavour of the Year 2013 Prize in the category of Food Service Ingredient in Spain.

Zeta Espacial S.A. manufactures a complete variety of popping candy items under the well-known Pop Rocks® and Peta Zetas® brands, among others.

Peta Zetas flavour of the year 2013

Popping candy is a universally recognized children confectionery item and also an innovative ingredient ideal for food industry and food service. Pop Rocks® popping candy is an ingredient that offers a unique mix of sensations and provides a unique experience when applied as a filling or topping.

Zeta Espacial created the Popping Candy Bulk Division more than 20 years ago for the commercialization of Pop Rocks® as an ingredient or insert. Currently the food industry uses Pop Rocks® as an avant-garde ingredient for innovative cuisine, chocolates, desserts, yogurts, ice creams and many other applications.

Popping candy as an ingredient branded Pop Rocks® or Peta Zetas® is available in different flavours and colours, and is available single envelope size of 7 g and 1 kg bags.Food Service Flavour of the Year Award is an award-seal that recognizes flavour quality in food service products, tested by recognized chefs, and it allows identifying and differentiating the best products in flavour amongst competitive products. Pop Rocks® / Peta Zetas® popping candy are small pieces of hard candy that have been gasified with carbon dioxide under a super atmospheric pressure. When these small pieces come into contact inside the mouth, in water, milk, chocolate or other fluids, the gas contained inside the bubbles of carbon dioxide of the candy is released, creating the typical cracking of popping candy.