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I’m a health-conscious-yoga-instructor-foodie-Millennial and an undergraduate student living in Chicago. Yes, I know my personal headline sounds like a granola-y social media bio, but that’s who I am to my core. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and seeking the freshest foods… Read More
Contributing Experts: Jim Lincoln, Bakery Specialist; Stephanie Pintoy, Expert Food Scientist with focus in bakery. Clean label is an extremely important focus for many bakery companies. We spoke with a couple bakery science experts to learn… Read More
What exactly is “Corn Syrup”? Corn syrup is a syrup made from starch that contains varying amounts of maltose and higher oligosaccharides, and is used as a sweetener and thickener in food production. WhY Do companies… Read More
What is “Sodium bicarbonate”? Sodium bicarbonate is a non-nutritive food additive also known as “baking soda” with the formula NaHCO3. It is a leavening agent and texturizer in food products. Sodium bicarbonate reacts with acids within batters and… Read More
What is xanthan gum and is it clean label? Xanthan gum is a hydrocolloid manufactured using a natural fermentation process, converting sugars with the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris. What’s a Hydrocolloid? Hydrocolloids are water soluble long chain… Read More
Last year, Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) surveyed more than 3,000 US adults in an annual health and wellness survey. The research centered around consumer attitude and behavior towards diverse foods and beverage trends, with a focus on natural, organic,… Read More
Contributing Expert: Menzie Clarke, Senior Flavorist at FONA International Consumers are demanding serious transparency from food and beverage manufacturers. This in part due due to the desire to return to nature and “real food” (hence the birth of… Read More
Clean label is all the rage in every food category across the globe. Consumers are spearheading this “clean food” movement and food manufacturers are listening. Learn more about what “clean food” actually means. Consumers have historically placed the meat industry… Read More