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As sugar continues to face bad publicity, bakers attempt to reduce the amounts they use without impacting taste and structure.
MCT Dairies use dairy-based ingredients to replace important characteristics typically delivered by eggs.
Yes, their flours are different to work with, but they add an extra spurt of nutrition, digestibility and shelf life — all attractive to today’s consumers.
Plant-based protein can serve as a new alternative to eggs.
Consumers seeking the latest in ancient grains can now choose organic cracked freekah.
To move bakery formulations away from use of trans-containing shortenings, bakers should consider today’s improved emulsifiers.
Government efforts to get Americans to consume less sodium appear to be stalling. Where does that leave bakery and snack formulators?
Expert from Innophos advises looking at sodium sources already in baked foods and then considering alternatives.
Potassium leaveners can support nutrient claims, says expert from Clabber Girl Corp.
New research shows how wheat protein isolate can replace eggs.
Options for moving away from sodium-bearing leavening ingredients are examined by expert from Balchem Corp.
Multi-functional cellulose gums boast stable pricing and dependable availability, say experts from Ashland Specialty Ingredients.
Great for gluten-free products, gums are getting more overall use in baked foods, say experts from TIC Gums.
Sunflower seeds plant the groundwork for a new alternative in the face of non-GMO demand.
Starches solve problems for gluten-free foods and lend their texturizing capabilities to many other bakery categories.
Why add starch when so much is present in the flour already?
Flavor ingredients bring baked goods and snack foods to life.
Experts from DuPont Nutrition & Health discuss how to select emulsifiers that bring up the performance of baked products made with trans-free shortenings.
Let your target application determine your sodium-replacement system, says expert from Corbion Caravan.
Nutritional benefits that give nuts their healthy halo add to the eye and taste appeal they already provide baked foods and snacks.
Gluten-free baked foods can really test a formulator’s ingenuity, but working with the right instrument helps achieve workable answers.
Bakers turn to two old reliables to reformulate their products and make them more on-trend.
Compounds with color and flavor options like mint or strawberry can help bakers create products they can’t with pure chocolate.
A handful of nut ingredients can make all the difference to the appeal of bakery product introductions.
Hydrocolloids accomplish a variety of functions in gluten-free and clean-label formulations, says expert from DuPont Nutrition & Health.