Natural Products Insider is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

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.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.