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Icing on the cake
Chocolate and cocoa ingredients add indulgence and health benefits to baked goods.

Exploring gums and hydrocolloids part 2
Cellulose gums prove functional in gluten-free baked foods, says expert from J. Rettenmaier.

Answering demand
Improved dry milling process now prepares true whole grain corn flour, complete with bran and germ.

From prediction to prevention
FARP co-directors offer a glimpse into the crystal ball of controls.

How to balance chemical leavening part 2
Multiple factors must be considered, says expert from ICL Food Specialties.

Working with proteins part 1
Dairy proteins exhibit special affinity for baked foods, say experts from Agropur Ingredients.

Put protein in its place
Dietary balance and variety are more important to good health and energy availability, says Dr. Glenn Gaesser.

Exploring gums and hydrocolloids part 1
Know your gums to know their best applications, say experts from Gum Technology.

How to balance chemical leavening part 1
Calcium can be a plus factor when switching leavening ingredients, says expert from Innophos.

Quality of shelf life
Isomaltulose in glazes can extend the appeal of iced donuts.

Staying ahead of the protein game
Formulators who explore protein enhancements will gain a clear advantage.

Energy crisis
In the ‘battle of the bulge,’ formulators seek solutions to simultaneously reduce added sugars and calories.

Frying the non trans way part 3
Expert from Bunge Oils looks at the challenges of formulating baked foods and snacks when moving away from partially hydrogenated oils.

Fibers new bakery look part 2
Tate & Lyle expert describes the usefulness of soluble corn fiber in bakery formulations.

Taking a new look at enzymes part 5
Protease enzymes should get more interest in clean-label applications, says Enzyme Development Corp. expert.

Rye revival
Rye provides bakers positive health benefits and ancient grain appeal.

Setting the stage
Premixes help simplify the nutrient-addition process.

Not-so-secret ingredients
Standing in for gluten’s structure and texture isn’t the only thing that gums and hydrocolloids do.

How to formulate for gluten-free part 6
Experts from Cargill look at the practical side of gluten-free formulating.

How to get smart about salt, part 3
Expert from Smart Salt examines a recently introduced salt reduction system based on taste enhancement.

Get ready variety syrups part 2
Clean-label, non-GMO and organic advantages apply to variety syrups, says Ciranda expert.

Naturally colorful
Technological improvements throw open the doors to baked foods with clean label colors.

Gluten-free functionality
TIC Gums’ new line of products can bring back what gluten takes with it.

Every little bit counts
With chemical leavening, formulators must strike the right balance to reduce sodium and maintain process functionality.

Frying the non-trans way part 3
Expert from ADM Oils details the rising number of choices when moving away from partially hydrogenated oils for fried baked foods and snacks.