Pocket Guides

Pocket Guides are 20-30 page eBooks full of of highly educational and useful information, serving as the ultimate resource.
Welcome to a collection of essential guides for all the important trends, products and ingredients.

Bread is one of the most commonly consumed baked goods in the world. It is an integral part of the human diet, remaining a pillar of food types for centuries. In its most basic form, bread is the baked product of a dough made from flour, water, yeast and salt. While sliced white bread has long been a market front-runner, current health trends have caused a market shift and interest in products with better nutritional profiles and alternative flours.

This eBook explores the fundamental ingredients and processing steps for bread dough, troubleshooting tips for common issues, and key quality parameters and how to track them. Plus, bread formulas for pan bread, buns, keto bread, clean label bread and more.

Cake is one of the most popular desserts in the world, with its market valued at USD 42.94 billion as of 2019 and an expected growing compound annual rate (CAGR) of 3.3% from 2018 to 2028. Cakes, along with other baked goods, are always popular among a wide range of consumers. However, there are currently some notable trends in the market that are changing traditional cake consumption.

This eBook explores the main varieties of cakes, key ingredients and their functions, formulation and troubleshooting tips, quality assurance factors, and details on specialty trends such as gluten-free, clean label, keto, and egg replacement.

The demand for low-carb, high-protein keto products has skyrocketed in recent years, and bakeries are now looking to capitalize on this trend. Baking keto on a large scale, however, poses its own set of challenges and requires a deep understanding of ingredients and techniques.

This eBook takes an in-depth look at all the key ingredients and ingredient substitutes for successful keto baking, as well as processing step, quality control, shelf life and opportunities for product development.

Dive into the fascinating universe of emulsifiers, the unsung heroes behind the smooth, stable textures in your favorite foods, cosmetics, and more. Our comprehensive eBook demystifies the science, applications, and benefits of emulsifiers in an easy-to-understand format. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, a cosmetic formulator, or simply curious about the ingredients around you, this guide offers invaluable insights.