Clean Label Emulsifier Enables Manufacturers to Support In-Demand Package Claims While Maintaining Taste, Texture and Functionality
News Date : 03/05/2020
WESTCHESTER, Illinois, USA (March 5, 2020) – Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today launched a new clean label ingredient for the U.S. and Canada — EVANESSETM CB6194 clean label emulsifier.
EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier is a vegan chickpea broth that delivers the emulsification performance of traditional additives and the appeal of a single, recognized ingredient — without compromising taste and texture. The chickpea broth is a type of aquafaba, derived from cooked chickpeas that provides unique emulsification properties.
The clean label emulsifier is ideal for a variety of food applications that currently use emulsifiers, including egg replacement in low and high-fat vegan, spreadable, spoonable and pourable dressings (e.g., mayonnaise, aioli, etc.), white cooking sauces (e.g., Alfredo, Béarnaise, bechamel, etc.) and in ready meal applications. EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier exhibits excellent emulsion shelf life stability when paired with a functional native starch, such as NOVATION® functional native starches.
“EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier represents a new generation of ingredients to be introduced to the food industry as Ingredion continues to expand its clean label offerings,” said Dan Haley, Ingredion’s global platform lead, Clean & Simple Ingredients. “Food manufacturers now have more options for developing differentiated, clean label products with highly accepted and recognizable ingredients that consumers trust.”
EVANESSE CB6194 delivers emulsification properties and can serve as an alternative to eggs, (OSA)-modified starches and other artificial emulsifiers but is made from a consumer-preferred ingredient (chickpea) designed to support appealing front-of-package claims, such as “natural,” “all-natural,” “no additives” and “no artificial ingredients.” The emulsifier delivers mouthfeel and texture comparable to traditional emulsifiers in both high and low-fat formulations, has good heat and freeze/thaw stability, is easy to disperse and emulsify, and provides good shelf life stability in a range of applications.
Consumer demand for clean and simple labels and plant-based ingredients continues to grow at a rapid pace. According to a recent Ingredion study, more than 80% of consumers are more likely to buy a product if they recognize all of the listed ingredients and more than 60% of consumers are willing to pay more for a simple label. Labeled simply as chickpea broth, EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier is gluten-free, non-GMO and does not require allergen labeling. And because it does not contain animal products, the emulsifier is compatible with vegetarian and vegan diets.
“Until now, clean label emulsifiers have been difficult to come by, making it a challenge for some food manufacturers to achieve their clean label goals,” said Patrick O’Brien, Ingredion’s regional platform lead for Clean & Simple Ingredients in the U.S. and Canada. “EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier enables manufacturers to deliver clean label products with the in-demand claims consumers want, without compromising the taste and texture they expect.” He adds, “We developed formulations for vegan mayo and zesty aioli using EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier to show how simple it can be to create a shelf-stable, vegan dressing using the ingredient.”
With over two decades of experience in cost-effective clean label formulating, Ingredion is considered a pioneer in the clean label movement. Ingredion’s broad range of solutions enables manufacturers to find the right texturizers, stabilizers and emulsifiers to meet consumer demand across a wide variety of applications. The experts at Ingredion’s Idea Labs® innovation centers use science-based problem-solving to create ingredient solutions that support consumer-preferred claims and labels. Whether the goal is to create a breakthrough product with a simple label, reformulate for a cleaner label or improve the sensory appeal of clean label applications, Ingredion’s broad ingredient portfolio has a solution to fit every product need.
Ingredion’s proprietary market research is based on a comprehensive consumer insights program, Atlas, which was established nearly 10 years ago to identify the claims and ingredients that consumers value the most. Ingredion recently completed its latest wave of the global consumer insights study, reaching 30,000 participants in 37 countries across multiple application areas, making it one of the broadest and most comprehensive studies of its kind.
To learn more about EVANESSE CB6194 clean label emulsifier or to find out how Ingredion’s technical, sensory, CULINOLOGY® and applications teams help food processors develop trend-connected, appealing foods, contact Ingredion at +1-800-713-0208 or firstname.lastname@example.org and visit www.ingredion.us.
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