Aloja Webinar on Organic Sauces and Spreads 23.7.2020

The Webinar will be held on 23.7.2020 at 15.00-16.00 Central European Time (CEST) Browse down to register. In many cases organic food differs from conventional only in that the raw material is from organic farming. The processing might be exactly the same. However there are some important restrictions in the organic regulation due to which…

In Erkki’s kitchen (pesto)

Product development is of course not my task as the export manager but we all need to eat and sometimes even prepare food. I suppose I am some kind of a foodie and I have a keen interest in the whole food value chain. By education I am an Agronomist which funnily means that I…

Organic Functional Ingredients & Organic Brown Pea Flours: Bakery applications

Previously I wrote about the functionality of organic potato starch in bakery applications in www.organicpotatostarch.com. While potato starch has a lot of functionality it doesn’t work for all purposes. For emulsification, foaming and texturising you need something else. Organic Brown Pea and Fava Bean Protein flours are simple natural wholemeal flours that have a lot…

Functional organic ingredients

Potato starch and brown pea protein concentrate offer multiple functionality in food processing The article was first published in FEBRUARY 2020 ISSUE of INNOVATIONS IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY Development and growth of the organic and plant-based food markets all around the world is accelerating due to several trends related to health, environment and ethics. However consumers…

Organic Brown Pea and Fava Bean Proteins at BioFach 2020

As always at the end of January and early February we are preparing for BioFach. I suppose it is the same for everyone in the organic food industry. For us it means that we are preparing a totally new brochure for Organic Potato Starch adding a few pages with recipes and more application info, updating the Organic Brown…

Careful, Gentle, Minimal: What are the principles of organic processing?

Thursday 13.02.2020, 14:00 – 15.45 h, Room Kiew, NCC Ost, BIOFACH Get informed about findings from the Research projects ProOrg and SUSORGPLUS and see an example of what kind of native starches and proteins could be used in Organics. You are invited to an open discussion how the principles of organic agriculture can be translated…

Brownie recipe

Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free Brownie based on brown pea and fava bean proteins. This delicious recipe was developed in the Aloja Starkelsen test kitchen to demonstrate the functionality of the Brown Pea and Fava Bean proteins and flours. It was tested in a home kitchen setting by our export manager Erkki, who is an agronomist, organic…

Application mini-seminar at BioFach on 14.2.2019

On Thursday 14.2.2019 at 5 pm LOCATION:  Our stand in Hall 5 – stand 435. We will talk about:  – why potato starch is the best native starch for organic processors– how to use our native protein concentrates based on Brown Peas and Fava Beans. Speaker: Janis Garancs, Aloja Starkelsen Ltd  After the Seminar we will…