1402, 2022

Running Texture Profile Analysis for Baked Goods

Our industry loves talking about food (honestly, who doesn’t?). So, when talking professionally about your product, it’s nice to explain the texture and taste on a scale everyone understands. That’s why we have Texture Profile Analysis (TPA). It began as a trained sensory panel measuring and describing the textural properties of food. Today, specialized equipment [...]

3101, 2022

Clean Label Baking without Chemical Emulsifiers

Brought to you by Lallemand Baking. Health-conscious consumers define clean label products as products containing recognizable natural ingredients. These products are expected to be minimally processed and free of chemical ingredients such as emulsifiers, preservatives, artificial flavors and colors, among others. Chemical emulsifiers are generally used in baking to provide dough strength, by improving [...]

2501, 2022

An Alternative Emulsifier That Does it All

It's time that you met the alternative emulsifier alpha-cyclodextrin. This water-soluble sugar ring molecule is made from starch. Due to its shape, it has a hydrophilic surface and hydrophobic center hole. It's this unique shape that gives it the ability of complexing nonpolar substances. Emulsifiers are an essential ingredient—the glue that keeps many products [...]

1412, 2021

Baking with Natural Flavors

If your goal is to clean up your label, or at least make it as natural as your can, you’ll eventually run into replacing artificial flavors with natural ones. While they may not get as much focus in clean label discussion as dough conditioners or emulsifiers, natural flavors are something that’s essential to get right. Customers [...]

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