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) gives 7 Kcal, Carbohydrates and protein give 4 Kcal per gram. If therefore 1 gram of fat, carbohydrates and protein are present; we have 1/3 of fat, carbohydrates and protein. This results in 300 Kcal coming from fat and the remaining 267 Kcal come from combined protein and carbohydrates. 52,9% of the energy is therefore coming from fats and proteins and carbohydrates deliver each 23,5% of the energy.