Egg Ingredient Functionality

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">Consumers have re-discovered the benefits of adding eggs back to their diets. Eggs are also &ldquo;eggcellent&rdquo; for providing formulators with versatile functionality and simplicity in their formulations.</p>

Eggs play an important role in a healthy diet and are an easily-recognized ingredient for consumers on food labels. Eggs provide a source of complete protein, contribute moisture to formulations, and are a source of naturally-occurring emulsifiers. Shelly McKee, technical advisor, American Egg Board discusses the specific functionality of eggs across a wide variety of applications and describes the nutritional benefits of eggs.

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