30 11, 2021

Leavening Agent

Leavening Agent What is Leavening Agent? A leavening agent is an ingredient whose main function is the production, inclusion, and entrapment of gas (air or CO2) in a dough or batter. One obvious function of leavening agents is the expansion of dough or batter to produce a volume increase which improves product [...]

1 03, 2019

Yeast Spec Sheet

Yeast Spec Sheet Also known as a technical product data sheet What is a Yeast Spec Sheet? A yeast spec sheet is a document that expresses and defines the requirements that must be met by yeast suppliers to comply with bakeries’ quality specifications and breadmaking processing conditions. How does [...]

2 02, 2018

Vitamin D

Vitamin D What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a hormone that can be made in the human body or consumed in food or supplements. Because the body can make its own vitamin D from sun exposure on the skin, it has been known as the “sunshine vitamin.” It is also commonly [...]

1 05, 2016

Yeast

Yeast Also known as bakers’ yeast or Saccharomyces cerevisiae What is Yeast? Yeast is a single-celled living organism widely used in baking, brewing, winemaking and other industries. Saccharomyces cerevisiae can ferment and metabolize a variety of sugars under anaerobic conditions with preference for glucose, fructose and maltose. As a result, it produces [...]

10 06, 2015

Dry Yeast

Dry Yeast Also known as active dry yeast, baker’s yeast or compressed dry yeast What is dry yeast? Dry yeast is the dehydrated form of Baker’s yeast that does not require refrigeration and is characterized by long shelf life. It is used in various baking formulations to enhance texture and provide desirable [...]

7 06, 2015

Beta Glucans

Beta glucans are sugars derived from a variety of cereal grains and plants. Beta Glucans Also Known as β-Glucans What are Beta Glucans? Beta glucans are used as a food thickening agent, a source of dietary fiber, emulsifier, and a coating substance.2 They are a soluble fiber found in the [...]

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