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Fat Mimetic Starch Gel For Protein ProductsFat Mimetic Starch Gel For Protein Products

April 30, 2013

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Fat Mimetic Starch Gel For Protein Products

CENTENNIAL, Colo.Penford Food Ingredients offers fat mimetic starch gel, PenGel® 8, designed for protein applications as part of the company's portfolio of starches and systems for health and wellness segments.

The starch gel can be used in ground sausage and patties, emulsified and meat analogues and in chopped and formed meat like chicken nuggets. PenGel 8 maintains taste and mouthfeel, improves yield, enhances juiciness and tenderness and improves the nutritional profile of food productsreducing fat by 25% or more in meat products. It's also, non-GMO, non allergenic and kosher. The product is used to formulate leaner, healthier protein products to meet demands of better-for-you protein options, proving health benefits like reductions in calories, total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol.

Other starches in the company's portfolio include, PenFibe RS potato-based resistant starch for fiber enrichment, PenTech GF for gluten-free systems and specialty rice starches for fat reduction in dairy products.

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