Baked products have been around for almost a thousand years. The drastic appeal for baked goods has promoted baking throughout the world. It is equally important to acknowledge that in baking processes high temperatures lead to loss/change in flavours, whereas at the same time baked products develop a unique tempting aroma.
Recent growth in demand for natural colours has largely been driven by concerns about health, particularly that of children. And while consumers may not be fully aware of all the details of the scientific studies, they have certainly got the message that artificial colours are associated with health risks.
The Indian bakery industry is expanding exponentially along with the evolving Indian consumer interests. Indian consumers are looking for baked foods with increased health and wellness quotient. The bakery industry is responding with new products that are low in fat and sugar; free from sugar; and enriched with protein and fibre
As consumers strive to make more educated purchasing decisions, many are looking for products with natural labelling. Although people still want to enjoy their favorite healthy, convenient products, removing artificial additives or preservatives to create desirable labels can be challenging. Eliminating such ingredients can have a negative effect on taste and visual appearance, impacting overall consumer appeal.
At Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai, Hydrosol is presenting new stabilizing and texturing systems that enable food companies to make high-selling trend products. The focus is on the company’s many ideas for plant-based alternatives to dairy, texturing systems for reduced-sugar foods, and economical solutions for chicken products.