Applications

Advanced processing technology maintains whole plant cell integrity, providing versatility, nutrient functionality and other benefits which sets SugarKane Flour ™ apart from other fibres and ingredients.

SugarKane Flour ™ is a functional ingredient with multiple benefits and applications

For technical information, trials and product development please contact us.

Baking

SugarKane Flour ™ dramatically improves the taste of Gluten Free products, reduces costs, improves yield, texture and shelf life better than alternatives in most baking products.

Particular advantages seen in Pound Cakes, Flat breads, Doughnuts and Gluten Free bread. 

 

 

Features

  • Cost savings-improves yield
  • Binds and maintains water and oil in formulations
  • Water Management/control
  • Reduce moisture migration and loss
  • Reduce syneresis. Syneresis is the separation of a liquid from a gel caused be contraction. – eg drying

 Improves Texture:

  • Moister, softer, better texture –even after freeze/thaw process
  • Baked product stability & Integrity
  • Extends shelf life

Other benefits:

  • Replaces fat while maintaining/improving taste and mouthfeel
  • Partially replaces gums, binders, emulsifiers and preservatives
  • Adds fibre and nutrients
  • Reduces calories
  • Lowers GI
  • Clean label
  • No E numbers

Proteins

The inclusion of SugarKane Flour™ in trials has delivered a range of benefits and cost savings.

Water Management Control

  • Retains more moisture than other fibres/fillers at cooked stage
  • Reduce moisture migration and loss at the chilled/freezer
  • Reduce syneresis, purge at defrost stage

Texture Benefit

  • Juicier product retains moisture longer, better texture even after sitting and throughout freeze/thaw
  • Cooking stability and integrity
  • Cost savings as, under same preparation, end product retains more moisture while having lower water activity
  • Initial work suggests End customer preference for the mouthfeel of the final product with SugarKane Flour™ inclusion
  • Clean label
  • No E numbers 

Healthier Products

Today there is more scrutiny on labels and customers demanding healthier products.

SugarKane Flour™ inclusion has the ability for many snacks and other products to make fibre and potentially other health claims as well as “cleaning up” the label.

Examples:

  • Lowers the GI load with a 3.5g inclusion
  • Improves fibre content
  • Natural source of antioxidants
  • Aids Digestive health
  • Aids satiety
  • Weight loss