29 07, 2021

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

Are you allergic to something, or is it a food intolerance? Many people experience abnormal reactions after consuming foods that are typically harmless to the human body. These reactions can vary greatly in their severity ranging from mild discomfort and abdominal pain to chronic fatigue, severe rashes, difficulty breathing and in extreme cases anaphylaxis [...]

30 04, 2021

Wheat Germ

Wheat Germ What is Wheat Germ? Wheat germ is the embryo of the wheat kernel which constitutes 2.5% of its weight. In baked goods, this provides valuable nutrients such as proteins, vitamins and minerals.  Toasted wheat germs can also impart a pleasant crunch and nutty taste.1 Commercially, this is available as: Wheat [...]

13 01, 2021

Plant-based Protein

Plant-based Protein What is Plant-based Protein? Plant-based proteins are isolated or concentrated proteins obtained from plant sources such as seeds, nuts and grains. They are developed to meet consumers need for healthy, ethical and sustainable diets1 In baking, plant-based proteins are used for their nutritional value and functional benefits in bread, muffins, [...]

18 11, 2020

How to Maximize Protein in Premium Bakery Products

Brought to you by Arla Food Ingredients Muffins, brownies, croissants – wherever you look in the fine bakery category, there’s a growing demand for premium, single-portion products that are enriched with protein. And not just a small addition, either. Today, consumers increasingly want to see anything from 20% to 40% protein on the label [...]

21 09, 2020

Why Should You Replace Eggs in Baking?

Well, for quite a few reasons, actually. Reasons to replace eggs include: Economics: considerable fluctuations in global egg supply and pricing Health concerns: cholesterol content, avian influenza outbreaks, etc. Lifestyle: vegan/vegetarian diets Shelf-life and handling: egg products have a limited shelf-life and can lead to HACCP issues Allergen: egg is considered a top allergen in the U.S., creating a [...]

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