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Formulations

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Fry with stability
Shortenings and oils continue to evolve to meet customer and consumer demands.
How to formulate for gluten-free part 1
Expert from Ingredient considers options for making baked foods without gluten.
Hydrocolloids and the real world part 2
With some bakery-friendly gums in short supply, here’s practical advice on where to go from here.
Get smart about salt
Bakers face a formulating dilemma: how to maintain salt’s functionality but replace its sodium, at least in part.
Most of us not-so-healthy eaters
NPD Group report shows eating habits don’t line up with perception.
Powered by protein
High-protein claims gain ground on high fiber in the bread aisle.
More than molasses
When seeking alternatives to molasses and corn syrup, it’s all about the label.
Feeling fuller longer
Weight management goes much better with products formulated to support satiety and satisfaction.
How to benefit from honeys basic values part 1
Honey’s popularity makes it an ideal bakery ingredient, notes expert from National Honey Board.
And then theres lower gluten
Could ancient wheats pose less of a risk to gluten-sensitive people?
Whats new among antioxidants and preservatives part 6
Expert from Kemin discusses a new natural ingredient that protects against oxidative rancidity.
Instead of one good egg
Award-winning egg replacer gives bakers a uniquely formulated, clean, cost-effective alternative.
Serve and protect
Bakers can save by using encapsulated fumaric acid as a mold inhibitor.
Great gluten-free expectations
Formulators must target great taste and work to build crumb structure and keep quality in the absence of gluten.
How to benefit from malts basic values part 1
Expert from Briess Malt & Ingredients considers.
Extending honey with inulin
There’s a nutritional benefit, too: extra fiber.
Hydrocolloids and the real world part 1
With some bakery-friendly gums in short supply, here’s practical advice on where to go from here.
Change of course
Emulsifiers drive texture and shelf life when baked foods travel trans-free and low-fat routes.
Whats happening in bakery and snack flavors part 2
Experts from Edlong Dairy Technologies consider changes and opportunities.
Triple threat in a whole grain
Help health-conscious consumers find what they’re looking for with a value-added product.
Keep on track with FTRAC
In this special report, veterans of the baking industry discuss how ABA’s committees address food safety, nutrition labeling and other critical issues.
The brave new world of formulations
A lot has happened between Expos when it comes to formulating baked foods. Here’s a glimpse into trends present and yet to come.
Virtues and values of honey and malt
Honey and malt are ‘naturals’ for sweetening baked foods.
Whole grains for every palate
Bakers and snack producers get creative to meet consumers’ nutrition demands.
What is dry honey
Depending on the applications, bakers have options when it comes to honey’s form.