Many plant extracts have components that are believed to offer health benefits, but not all are readily absorbed into the human bloodstream. Cyclodextrins can increase the bioavailability of these health-promoting ingredients. By Dr TiehKoun Koh, business director food solutions, and Dr Zhang Yan, head of food lab, Wacker Biosolutions.
Salad dressings, whipped desserts, ice cream or even mayonnaise are a big part of our lives today. However they contain an oil-in-water phase and need to be stabilised with the aid of emulsifiers. What can be used and how is it beneficial for these food applications? By Rachela Mohr, business development manager, nutrition, Wacker Biosolutions
In recent years, the food industry is increasingly focusing on innovative solutions to enhance its products with desired properties that have additional benefits, and plant secondary metabolites such as hydroxytyrosol are much sought after as an active agent. The only challenge lies in simplifying the production process. Simone Trautz, Business Development Manager at Wacker Biosolutions