21 01, 2019

Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid What is Lactic Acid? Lactic acid is one of the most widely distributed acids in nature. It is a natural, weak,  organic acid associated with milk. The acid is odorless and has a mild taste which does not compromise or mask other flavors. In fact, it enhances them. It is [...]

9 05, 2017

Fight Mold with Fruit

Fruit isn't found much in the baking industry, unless we’re talking fillings and pies. But did you know that it can be used as an organic solution to fight mold? That’s right! Acids found in some fruits can reduce the pH in dough, helping in areas like flavor, color and nutritional profile. Here are a [...]

26 04, 2017

Calcium Sulfate

Calcium Sulfate Also known as calcium sulphate, gypsum or anhydrite What is Calcium Sulfate? Calcium sulfate is a food additive used as an anticaking agent, dough conditioner and strengthener, flour treatment agent, pH regulator, thickenner and yeast food. It is a white or white-yellow fine odorless powder.1 Due to its high calcium [...]

9 07, 2016

Malic Acid

Malic Acid Also known as alpha hydroxy organic acid, hydroxybutanoic acid or hydroxysuccinic acid What is Malic Acid? Malic acid is one type of dicarboxylic acid and is the predominant acid in apples and other fruits. It is a multifunctional food additive that is used in the following food and beverage categories: [...]

16 06, 2015

Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate What is Calcium Carbonate? Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is an inorganic salt and food additive. It is used for a variety of reasons in foods and bakery products. For example, it's found as a: Dough conditioner Leavener Yeast nutrient Enhance nutritional value Origin A vast majority of this ingredient [...]

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