Egg Ingredient Functionality

Consumers have re-discovered the benefits of adding eggs back to their diets. Eggs are also “eggcellent” for providing formulators with versatile functionality and simplicity in their formulations.

February 2, 2015

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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