Technical Tips on Product Development Part 2

 In Beverage Development, Blog

flavor extractionInsights from Our Team of Beverage Experts

  • Adding antioxidants at the correct level into Citrus flavors will extend the shelf life of a flavor.

  • Common Natural Antioxidants for citrus flavors are: Vitamin E, Mixed Tocopherols, and Rosemary Extract (contains Rosmarinic acid).

  • When developing, remember that flavor, texture, color, and sweetness are all likely to change after processing.

  • Be sure to blend hydrocolloids with bulk powders such as sugar to ensure proper hydration.

  • When formulating, be sure to use ingredients from transparent, trusted suppliers.

  • When developing a protein beverage, wait to make formulation/processing changes until ensuring that samples have properly aged.”