Understanding Trans-Fat To be Free From it

Oils and fats are triglycerides, comprised of a glycerol back bone bonded with three fatty acid chains - saturated or unsaturated. Unsaturated fatty acids in vegetable sources are solely cis-isomers, while trans-isomers are present naturally in a small percentage in animal sources. By Dr. LaiYee, Lee – Futura Ingredients The…

How To Create Better-For-You Industrial Cakes

‘Better-for-you’ is an increasingly important differentiation strategy in the competitive commercial cake market. Christophe Lequet, Senior Application Specialist for Bakery at Palsgaard, offers advice to industrial bakers seeking to create healthier products.    Better-for-you: A consumer need—and a way to stand out “What is a healthier cake?” Christophe asks, highlighting the…

Specialty Fats for Healthy Living

In a pandemic climate, there is an increasing demand from consumers for healthier food options to meet their lifestyle goals. With this rise in demand, the bakery and confectionery industries are rapidly shifting towards clean-label and healthier choice ingredients for their finished products.  In the middle of this ongoing quest…
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