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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
05 Oct
Formulating with Quercetin
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Formulating with Quercetin

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Quercetin exists in food as a pigment and belongs to a group of other compounds called flavonoids. Flavonoids, and specifically quercetin, frequently act as antioxidants in the human body. This means that free radicals (un-bound oxygen atoms with charged electrons) … Continued

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07 Sep
Guar Gum: Instability & Alternatives, Part 2
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Guar Gum: Instability & Alternatives, Part 2


Original article date: April 11, 2014 by Jill Frank Updated Sept. 9, 2022 by Gavin Van De Walle Guar gum is an important ingredient used for many food and beverage product applications. Unfortunately, price volatility and ingredient scarcity have become … Continued

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03 Aug
Citric Acid’s Role in Food Formulation
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Citric Acid’s Role in Food Formulation

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When you think of citric acid, what comes to mind? You may think of the compound that gives lemons their pucker-inducing sour flavor, the chemical that helps tomatoes give you heartburn or the “other” name of the Krebs Cycle you … Continued

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