2 11, 2015

Diacetyl Tartaric Acid Ester of Mono- and Diglycerides (DATEM)

Diacetyl Tartaric Acid Ester of Mono- and Diglycerides (DATEM) Also known as diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids What is DATEM? Diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, or simply DATEM, is an emulsifier used in breadmaking to strengthen the dough structure so [...]

16 06, 2015

Dough Conditioners

Dough Conditioners Also known as dough improvers or strengtheners What are Dough Conditioners? Dough conditioners are ingredients that improve dough processing, as well as the overall quality of baked products in high-speed production environments. They are available as concentrates or dry mixes. Most often, they're found  in no time dough/straight dough systems. [...]

11 06, 2015

Enzyme

Enzyme What is an Enzyme? An enzyme is a protein catalyst that makes  chemical changes in biological systems. Various categories are used in baked goods, beverages, dairy, beer, glucose syrups, starch and other food products.1 In bakery systems, enzymes act as: Dough conditioners Fermentation enhancers Anti-staling agents This enables bakers to remove [...]

11 06, 2015

Dough Conditioner Ingredients

Dough Conditioner Ingredients What are Dough Conditioner Ingredients? Dough conditioners are natural or chemical-origin ingredients that are used in baking formulations. They can improve flour baking performance and produce high-quality baked goods with extended shelf-life while maintaining consistent production processes. The major groups of dough conditioner ingredients are: Enzymes Emulsifiers (dough strengtheners [...]

10 06, 2015

Hamburger Bun

Hamburger Bun What are Hamburger Buns? A hamburger bun is a round, risen bread designed specifically to hold a hamburger patty and the accompanying toppings. The hamburger bun, when sliced in half, makes hamburgers and sandwiches portable and easy foods to eat. Compared to bread, they are: High in sugar High in [...]

10 06, 2015

Xylanase

Xylanase Also known as hemicellulases, arabinoxylanase or fiber-degrading enzymes What is Xylanase? Xylanase is one type of hydrolytic enzymes which targets arabinoxylan fibers naturally present in cereal flours, both refined and whole grain. It has been heavily used in the breadmaking industry over the last few decades. Especially, in the production of [...]

9 06, 2015

Potassium Bromate

Potassium Bromate What is Potassium Bromate? Potassium bromate, KBrO3, is a dough conditioner and oxidizing agent. It causes flour maturation and strengthens the gluten network. So, it helps with gas retention and product volume. Recently, it’s use has been reduced and replaced by SSL, CSL, ADA and clean label solutions, such as [...]

7 06, 2015

Calcium Peroxide

Calcium Peroxide What is Calcium Peroxide? Calcium peroxide (CaO2) is a fast oxidising agent used as a processing aid or dough conditioner in the production of yeast-leavened bakery products. This ingredient is necessary when gluten needs to be reinforced because of a non-optimal flour quality. The action of calcium peroxide ceases during [...]

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