MGP Ingredients: Replace Egg, Add Fiber
MGP showcases egg replacement, fiber enhancement and textured protein solutions
MGP offers specialty wheat proteins and starches that provide nutritional and functional benefits for a host of applications.
“The Institute of Food Technologists national meeting and exhibit forum continues to provide an extremely important platform where science, technology, procurement, sales and marketing can meet together and plan for the future,” says Mike Buttshaw, vice president of ingredient sales and marketing. “The MGP team is looking forward to attending and meeting our business partners and friends throughout the industry.”
At this year’s event, MGP will provide information about the effectiveness of the company’s Arise® wheat protein isolates and Optein® lightly hydrolyzed wheat protein as partial egg replacers.
MGP will also feature Fibersym® RW, a patented RS4-type resistant wheat starch that serves as a great solution for increasing dietary fiber levels in breads and other bakery goods, pasta and noodles, and snacks and cereals. Fibersym provides a clean flavor and smooth texture. It also demonstrates effectiveness in weight management, blood glucose and insulin control, caloric reduction and the lowering of cholesterol levels.
MGP’s TruTex® textured wheat protein, another featured ingredient, provides an ideal solution for creating tasty protein-enriched vegetarian products. It also is effective in meat, poultry and seafood enhancement applications. Possessing a neutral flavor profile that leaves no unpleasant aftertaste, TruTex requires less flavoring in product formulations.
Delicious high-fiber chocolate chip cookies made with Fibersym and Arise, along with meatless chicken-flavored trumpets formulated with TruTex, will be available at the company’s booth.
About MGP Ingredients
MGP processes wheat-based proteins and starches into nutritional and highly functional ingredients for the branded consumer packaged goods industry. The company is also a leading independent supplier of premium spirits, as well as grain-based food grade industrial alcohol. The Company is headquartered in Atchison, Kan., where it also has facilities for the production of distilled spirits and food ingredients. Distilled spirits are additionally produced at the Company’s facility in Lawrenceburg, Ind.
For more information, visit www.mgpingredients.com.