BakeryandSnacks.com compiled a special edition on the topic, speaking to experts in formulation and consumer behavior as well as several ingredients majors to find out what was happening in the market and what was on the horizon.
We heard from Campden BRI and Leatherhead Food Research about the promise behind next-generation oil-based emulsions. There’s a lot of lab work going on with water-in-oil, gel-in-oil and double emulsions from both research majors.
Cargill, DuPont and Palsgaard also weighed in on some of the biggest challenges when reducing fat in bakery. The complex nature of bakery production, they said, provided plenty of difficulties when altering fat content but there were technologies and methods out there to help overcome these.
Datamonitor Consumer also brought us up to date on what the consumer really wants in reduced-fat products with Datamonitor Consumer – think it’s just about taste? Think again…
Read our 'tasty fat reduction' special edition coverage here: