Formulating beverages involves many ingredients such as sweeteners, acidifiers, emulsifiers, colors, and botanicals in many different bases. Creating the optimal product requires balancing the effects of sweeteners, acidifiers and other ingredients to maximize flavor impact. A showcase on sweet flavors is featured.
Creating coating systems that adhere to meat, fish or vegetable pieces is challenging for manufacturers. Ingredients such as starches, gums, and flours, combined with technical know-how, aid in coating adhesion.
The Asian-American population is the fastest-growing segment in the U.S. While Asian foods share similar components, each region has ingredients unique to its cuisine that serves to entice consumers of all cultural backgrounds.