1 11, 2021

Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies What are Butter Cookies? Butter cookies are one of the most  consumed cookies around the world. They are  made with simple ingredients such as butter, wheat flour, sugar, and less frequently, eggs. These cookies resemble English tea cakes and Scottish shortbread. 1 Danish butter cookies sold in round tin cans [...]

3 09, 2021

Nutri-Score

Nutri-Score Also known as 5-Colour Nutrition label or 5-CNL What is Nutri-Score? The Nutri-Score, also known as the 5-Color Nutrition label, is a nutritional rating system that was selected by the French government in March 2017 to be displayed on food products. The Nutri-Score label is based on a 5-color coded scale [...]

24 12, 2019

Allulose

Allulose What is Allulose? Allulose is a novel reduced-calorie sweetener for the food and beverage industry. It is a ketohexose monosaccharide with the scientific name D-ribo-hexulose, or just D-psicose. It is about 70% as sweet as sucrose. It provides only 10% as many calories as sucrose (0.4 calories per gram).1,2 [...]

18 06, 2019

Fillings

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 [...]

16 04, 2019

Cake Donuts

Cake Donuts Also known as chemically-leavened doughnuts What are Cake Donuts? Cake donuts are amongst the most iconic and most popular U.S. bakery products. They are made from a cake batter that is chemically-leavened and fried to develop its traditional taste and aroma. Given their formulation and processing, cake donuts are one [...]

9 04, 2019

Maltodextrins

Maltodextrins What is are Maltodextrins? Maltodextrins are products of partial hydrolysis of starch. They are used as: Bulking agents Carriers for flavors Sweetness reducers ‘Gram by gram’ sugar/fat replacers They are classified based on their dextrose equivalents (DE) which range from 3-20. The higher the DE, the more extensive is the hydrolysis [...]

5 03, 2019

Polyols in Baking

Polyols in Baking What are Polyols in Baking? Polyols, also known as sugar alcohols or polyalcohols, are alternative ‘bulk’ sweeteners that can be used in the production of low calorie sweet goods and yeast-leavened bakery products. Polyols commonly used in the bakery include:1 Hydrogenated monosaccharides (Sorbitol, mannitol xylitol) Hydrogenated disaccharides (Isomalt, maltitol, [...]

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