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…