2 07, 2020

Poppy Seeds

Poppy Seeds What are Poppy Seeds? Poppy seeds are small, oval shaped, nutritious oilseeds obtained from the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum L)  capsule. Their pleasant nutty taste and aroma make them suitable for baked goods such as bread rolls, cakes, cookies and biscuits.1 Several varieties of poppy seeds are known such as [...]

5 06, 2020

Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds What are Sesame Seeds? Sesame seeds are small, flavorsome oilseeds from the sesame herbaceous plant (Sesamum indicum L.).They can be used in a variety of baked goods as a topping for breads and rolls. Or, as fat substitute in other food products.1 Several varieties of sesame seeds are known such [...]

10 06, 2015


Caramelization What is Caramelization? Caramelization is a complex group of reactions that take place when sugars, either dry or in concentrated aqueous solutions, are subjected to high temperatures to form unique brown colors and flavors in baked products and other food systems. Similar to Maillard reactions, caramelization is a distinct non-enzymatic browning [...]


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