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Ways to cut sodium, part 2
Expert from Cargill Salt answers questions about sodium-reduction strategies.
Chocolate’s healthy boost
Today’s chocolate ingredients deliver good-for-you benefits while keeping things fun and indulgent.
Starch suppliers consider 2012 corn
A difficult year for corn doesn’t necessarily equate to a difficult year for starch suppliers.
Giving the immune system a fighting chance
When used in baked foods, Biothera Wellmune WGP stimulates neutrophils to boost the body's immune response.
How to stay in front of the pack
A strong R&D process can help a company keep ahead of the competition.
Just add starch
Native, modified and pregelatinized food starches serve many ‘go to’ functions — especially in clean-label and gluten-free foods.
Learning from retail chocolate sales
Bakers can find direction in the chocolate that consumers are buying themselves.
Sustaining cocoa for the future
Improving farming techniques and communities is at the forefront of sustainable cocoa.
Lowering sodium with leaveners, part 5
Expert from Innophos provides insight into a 4-step method for reducing sodium.
Making the most of your mix, part 1
Experts from DSM Nutritional Products provide insight into using nutrient premixes in baked foods.
Lowering sodium with leaveners, part 4
Expert from ICL Performance Products provides insight on cutting sodium while retaining product quality.
Building stability with gums, part 2
TIC Gums expert provides insight into gums and hydrocolloids.
Prepare for a whole grain future, part 5
Experts from ConAgra Mills answer questions about whole grain formulations.
Bakery shortenings find the performance zone
Getting away from trans fats requires different approaches to structuring shortenings responsible for the appeal of many baked foods.
Bakery shortenings find the performance zone
Getting away from trans fats requires different approaches to structuring shortenings responsible for the appeal of many baked foods.
Bakery shortenings made from liquid oils require hard fats
Emulsifier technology answers the need.
Manipulating the fat molecule, part 1
After rearranging fatty acids, Bunge added a bit of fiber to create a saturate-sparing bakery shortening.
Manipulating the fat molecule, part 2
Adding structure to a zero-calorie oil, P&G targets the low-fat, low-calorie bakery market.
Manipulating the fat molecule, part 2
Adding structure to a zero-calorie oil, P&G targets the low-fat, low-calorie bakery market.
Raisins: A natural choice
California raisins offer rich nutrition and add clean-label appeal to bakery formulations.
Why bakery formulators should also count calories
It’s not just the types of fats in shortenings that play a role in heart health.
How to differentiate with inclusions, part 1
Expert from SensoryEffects Flavor Systems offers advice on using particulates in baked foods.
Adding nutrients to kids’ diets, part 2
Expert from The Wright Group provides insight into fortifying baked foods for children.
Fortification trends around the world
Nutrient requirements vary by country.
Low-calorie shortening for high-appeal baked foods
Imagine the possibilities that take advantage of a shortening with no trans, no sats and up to 75% fewer calories.