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Plant-based food and drink demand has exploded in recent years and is predicted to keep growing. However, without many of the component ingredients found in meat- and dairy-based alternatives, plant-based products often fall short of consumer expectations. Taste is one of the top criteria affected. But it is plant-based product texture that often leaves consumers […] ...
As 2021 draws to a close, we’ve compiled a list of our ten favourite blogs from another fascinating year in the world of sugar. Lockdown baking: biscuit recipes for beginners and professionals (28th January 2021) At the beginning of the year, as the country saw another increase in restrictions, we brought you a selection of […] ...
We all enjoy the countdown to Christmas, and with literally only hours to go, now is the perfect time to get into the spirit and explore the rich and delicious cakes and desserts on offer for the festive days to come. Although the products we buy in the shops are manufactured well in advance of […] ...
With the weather getting colder and Christmas just around the corner, we explore how golden syrup can be used for a variety of bakes for all the family. A distinctive ingredient employed to develop flavour, colour and texture to baked goods, golden syrup is a multifunctional product with a unique history and range of applications. […] ...
As most within the industry are only too aware, glucose syrup is in short supply, resulting in significant price hikes. Next year, for example, a tonne of glucose syrup is set to almost double in valuation. Naturally, this is causing a headache of significant magnitude for those manufacturers that use it in their end products. […] ...
Black treacle is a household staple in the UK, known for its dark colour, viscous texture and instantly recognisable bittersweet flavour. But how did this pure sugar product become such an iconic ingredient? We explore below. Treacle definition For clarity, it is probably best that we start by defining what treacle is. Treacle is […] ...