She Snacks, He Snacks, They Snack, We all Snack.
It’s well known that today the average lifestyle is manic and just non-stop. With little time and always on the go, snacking healthy has become more prevalent in every day life. With that said, consumers are closely examining the ingredients that go in their foods which is fueling a clean label movement. This is not some short-lived trend but rather a defining a moment where consumers are demanding healthier more natural ingredients in their snacks and on the run foods. This puts the snacks segment of the food industry right in the eye of the storm. Every food developer has sat up and taken notice because a wave of change is overtaking the food industry and everyone is researching new, progressively healthier and cost effective ingredient choices for their food development efforts.
Some key attributes of caramelized sugars in baking
- Improves impact of base flavor
Standardizes flavor and color
- Masks undesirable notes
- Neutralizes off notes
- Stabilizes Color
- Label Friendly
- Cost effective
- Comes in a wide range of flavor profiles