Biscuits with protein

When developing a product with proteins we must be aware that the guidelines for protein enrichment and claims are a bit different.  A product that is to be claimed ‘a source of protein’ should get minimally 12 % of it’s energy from protein sources. As however 1 gram of fat gives 9 Kcal, ethanol (alcohol)…

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Protein Functions

Proteins functions in bakery. Think of air incorporation, which is best demonstrated by egg white (of which the dominant protein is albumen). Caseins (80% of the dairy protein) is great in binding liquids and air with fat particles: combining emulsification, volume and management of surface tension. Depending on its origin, proteins can have as well…

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How are proteins classified?

Proteins can be classified in many ways and in the same manner for some protein is just protein. Protein comes from a specific source or category (e.g. animal or plant), but when it comes to evaluating its nutritional quality several steps have been taken. First of all there are 12 essential or indispensable amino acids,…

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What are proteins?

What are proteins? Proteins are building blocks. This is however a very simplified view on proteins. In making it hopefully not too complex, we can say that proteins are basically polymers, e.g. different lengths of molecules connected to each other. Here we call those molecules, amino acids, combining amino acids will make different peptides or…

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