Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
Anti-Caking Agents: Silicon Dioxide and Tricalcium Phosphate
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
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
Maltodextrin: Is it Right for Your Food Formulation Needs?
Maltodextrin, first used in food production in the late 1960s and early 1970s, has many potential uses in food formulation. It is a white, powdery substance made from starchy products such as corn (most common in the United States), wheat … Continued