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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
08 Jul
Inulin: Health Benefits, Food Applications and Market
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Inulin: Health Benefits, Food Applications and Market

photo of yacon root - learn more about inulin
Since its discovery from the roots of elecampane (Inula helenium, Asteraceae) in 1817, inulin has been found in over 3,000 vegetables. Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) roots contain the highest inulin content by weight, followed by sweet leaf (Stevia rebaudiana, Asteraceae), garlic … Continued

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04 Jun
Anti-Caking Agents: Silicon Dioxide and Tricalcium Phosphate
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Anti-Caking Agents: Silicon Dioxide and Tricalcium Phosphate

Sugar being added to coffee - Learn about anti-caking agents
If you’ve ever been frustrated by clumping of table salt, spices, sugar, nondairy coffee creamer, or any other powdery or granulated food item, you understand the role played by anti-caking agents and why these would be added to such products. … Continued

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07 May
Pea Protein: Benefits, Applications, and Outlook
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Pea Protein: Benefits, Applications, and Outlook

Pea protein - learn about the forms and benefits of pea protein
Pea (Pisum sativum, Fabaceae) protein has various functional properties, including solubility, water- and oil-binding capacities, emulsifying, whippability, and foaming. Pea protein has been incorporated into beef patties, salad dressings, baked goods, and encapsulated ingredient powders to improve their functional properties. … Continued

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