The Grande Whey Blog

How to Prevent Fish Eyes and Clumping in Food Formulations

Posted by Darian Fuselier on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

What can make a savory sauce, rich dressing, velvety filling or creamy soup less than appealing? Inconsistent textures caused by clumping of powdered ingredients aren’t only unappetizing to those who consume them, but they’re a major frustration and challenge for food manufacturers that want to eliminate these issues in their formulations.

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Categories: All Natural, Creamy, Reformulation


5 Critical Factors for Choosing the Right Ingredient and Formulation Partner

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 @ 09:18 AM

Some suppliers simply fill orders, while others work together as partners to discover innovative formulations that maximize a product’s flavor, texture, nutrition and its appeal to consumers...and even to reduce ingredient costs. This type of collaborative relationship can be the differentiator that ultimately contributes to your product’s success in the marketplace.

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Categories: Grande Custom Ingredients Group, Research & Development, Reformulation


How to Evaluate your ingredient solution partner [VIDEO]

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 @ 08:16 AM

You turn to your ingredient solution partner for safe, quality and economical solutions to your formulation or reformulation challenges. Nearly all ingredient suppliers can check those boxes, so how do you choose the right one to work with?

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Categories: Ingredient Replacement, Research & Development, Reformulation


5 Best Practices for Reformulating Foods

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Aug 08, 2017 @ 08:16 AM

Food manufacturers, raise your hands if you’ve reformulated one of your applications within the last year. Is your hand raised? If so, you’re in the majority. According to a recent survey by Deloitte and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), 66% of companies reformulated one or more of their products in 2016, with 180,000 of those reformulations designed to support the growing trend towards healthier diets and lifestyles. As consumers continue to look for healthier choices, the pressure is on to meet their desires with the foods and beverages they’ve come to know and love.

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Categories: Ingredient Replacement, Reformulation