'Breakthrough' Made in Casein Replacer
Good news for imitators today. Penford Food Ingredients released the details of PenTech 8500, a casein replacer that can change the necessary levels of casein in imitation cheese from 25% to 15%. It can do so while retaining the stretchability and shredability of the imitation product.
Penford Food Ingredients has introduced a new casein replacer for imitation cheese that it claims is a breakthrough for the industry, allowing for larger reductions of casein than ever before, thereby protecting manufacturers from fluctuating casein prices.