Showcase: Starches, Gums and Hydrocolloids
These products have been formulated for products such as beverages, dry mixes, sauces and dressings. Primera Foods Corp.'s Insta*Thick® and Insta*Starch® lines offer a variety of hydrocolloids and starches that are agglomerated for faster, dust-free dispersion without lumping. Vis*Quick blends are agglomerated blends of hydrocolloids formulated to offer economical, effective thickening. Tapi® 3, a modified tapioca starch is non-GMO and hypoallergenic, providing viscosity for binding, a creamy texture or fat mimetic in beverages, sauces, dressings and baked goods. Primera Foods Corp., Leslie Rask, 763-420-5553, firstname.lastname@example.org
A line of food starches designed to provide viscosity without heating or cooking, INSCOSITY® has been introduced by Grain Processing Corporate (GPC). These easy-to-disperse, freeze-thaw and steam table stable instant corn starches provide a smooth appearance with surface sheen and clarity. The starches have the ability to bind water without moisture loss or syneresis and are suitable for a variety of applications including frozen bakery, frosting and glazes, beverages, cold process desserts and fruit toppings, sauces, dressings and hot water-dispersible gravies. Grain Processing Corp, 563-264-4265, email@example.com, www.grainprocessing.com
These ingredients provide “invisible” fiber enrichment to cereals, yogurts, beverages, nutrition and sports bars, and other prepared foods. The nutritional benefits of all-natural Raftilose (oligofructose) and Raftiline (inulin) include improved digestive and heart health, by reducing serum triglycerides. Raftilose Synergy 1, a patented form of enriched inulin, is designed to boost calcium adsorption. Orafti Active Food Ingredients, Barry Schwartz, 610-889-9828
A manufacturer of custom-designed stabilizers, texture systems and flavor and seasoning systems, Advanced Food Systems has been doing business for more than 20 years. The company's expertise in problem-solving and creating new products with fast turnaround times is available to customers in the processed meat and poultry, dressings and sauces, frozen foods, snacks and bakery industries. Advanced Food Systems Inc., 732-873-6776
A pregelatinized wheat starch that has applications in almost any product from bakery products to gravies, soups and sauces to salad dressings, Pregel™ 46 is a product of MGP Ingredients. This high-viscosity starch hydrates easily, possesses good freeze-thaw stability, and helps control grain, cell texture and volume in bakery mixes. Call for more information on the company's premium wheat starches and wheat proteins. MGP Ingredients, 800-255-0302
A full line of pre-gelatinized starches for viscosity and solids control is available from Tate & Lyle Food Ingredients, under the Staley brand. Instant TENDER-JEL® 434 starch provides excellent freeze/thaw stability. BATTER-UP® F, an unmodified dent starch, provides excellent adhesion. TAPIOCA DEXTRIN 11 provides film formation and reduced fat pick-up, which provides lasting crispness. STA-O-PAQUE® 667, a modified waxy starch, reduces blow-off during frying. Tate & Lyle Food Ingredients, 800-526-5728, www.TLNA.com
- High degree of purity.
- Light colored powders, producing high-clarity solutions.
- High, uniform gel strength.
- Good protein stabilisation.
High-ester pectins have DE (degree of esterification) of 50% or more and are capable of forming gels in aqueous systems with high contents of soluble solids (higher than 55%) and low pH values, about in the range of 2.8-3.5. Danisco USA Inc., http://ingredients.danisco.com/productshttp://ingredients.danisco.com/products
Potatoes are a versatile food. Paselli™ FP and FPF potato fiber products possess significant water- and fat-binding capabilities that pare away at texture and stability issues. The fibers withstand shear, freeze/thaw conditions and pH as low as 4.0. They improve the texture of vegetarian meat analogs, increase the moisture in baked goods and increase the fiber content on nutritional panels. They are kosher and GMO-free. AVEBE America Inc., 609-520-1400, www.avebe.com
Now acacia gum offers more! Historically used as just an emulsifier and stabilizer, Colloides Naturels, Inc. has brought acacia gum to the next level with Fibregum. The latest in CNI's innovations, it offers technological benefits across many applications. It has good resistance in an acidic medium, a weak heating capacity and is not cariogenic. Additionally, it is a source of soluble dietary fiber (90% on dry extract through AOAC), helping customers formulate healthier products. Clinical studies have proven its prebiotic effect, and new studies are demonstrating other beneficial health effects as well. Colloides Naturels Inc., 908-707-9400, www.cniworld.com