3 09, 2021


Xylitol What is Xylitol? Xylitol is an alternative sweetener and bulking agent derived from xylose. It is the sweetest of all polyols with intensity similar to that of sucrose. Xylitol is used in low-calorie confections, beverages, and baked goods.1 Commercially found as a white crystalline powder, xylitol provides around half of the [...]

18 02, 2021

Gellan Gum

Gellan Gum What is Gellan Gum? Gellan gum is a polysaccharide and food additive commonly used as a binder, texturizer and stabilizer. It imparts unique benefits to foods, beverages, baked goods and dessert fillings. Gellan gum is an excellent alternative to gelatin and is often used in vegan and gluten-free recipes.1,2 It [...]

18 06, 2019


Fillings What are Fillings? Fillings are key ingredients in many bakery products such as creams, fondants, chocolate, truffles, pralines, caramels and many more. They are incorporated into a variety of pastries and desserts such as donuts, layer cakes, eclairs, pies, turnovers, sandwich-cookies or savory baked goods to impart unique: Color Taste Texture [...]

4 02, 2019


Gelatin Also known as Gelatine What is Gelatin? Gelatin is a soluble protein which functions as a clear gelling agent and thickener in food products. It is extracted from animal collagen, bones or connective tissues or fish. It is a polymer of amino acids joined by peptide bonds Faintly yellow, tasteless and [...]

2 05, 2016

Wheat Starch Pre-Gel

Pre-gel Starch Also known as cold-water swelling starch or pre-genitalized starch What is Pre-gel Starch? Pre-gel starch is starch that’s precooked and dried to enhance its thickening and water absorption capacity at lower temperatures. The process partially destroys the starch granule and reduces its degree of crystallinity. It is used in ready-to-make [...]

10 06, 2015


Pastry What is a Pastry? Pastry is a type of dough made with flour, water and shortening. Baked pastry dough can be sweet or savory, and consumed alone or with fillings. Pastry is characterized by its flaky and crumbly texture, and rich buttery flavor.1 Shelf life of filled pastry is dependent on free [...]

7 05, 2013

Carob Gum

Carob Gum Also Known as Locust Bean Gum, LBG, or carubin What is Carob Gum? Carob gum is a very versatile hydrocolloid and natural dietary fiber that is extensively used as a thickening and gelling agent in dairy and bakery products, sauces, fruit fillings, soups, processed cheese, and many other processed foods. [...]


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