Corbion Caravan Introduces GEM 100: Dough Improver Reduces Gluten and Costs, Maintains Quality

GEM 100 provides clean label way to reduce or eliminate expensive wheat gluten.

Over the past seven years, the price of gluten has risen - right along with consumer demand for variety breads with multiple inclusions. The drought of 2012 added fuel to the fire, scorching crops and leading to even higher ingredient prices. Bottom line? Baking tasty breads, bagels and buns with whole grains, fiber, fruits, seeds and nuts has become an increasingly expensive proposition.

GEM 100, Corbion Caravan's new, clean label dough improver for yeast-leavened dough formulas, reverses the trend. Adding GEM 100 to the recipe allows producers to reduce - or eliminate - expensive vital wheat gluten.

"With GEM 100, the gluten and related costs can be reduced without sacrificing taste, texture, product quality or the consumer's eating experience," says Abby Ceule, Director, Marketing Communications, Corbion Caravan. "You can retain the quality of original products with no negative impact on the ingredient declaration."

Ceule says recipes incorporating GEM 100 produce baked goods that are as voluminous as white bread, with the structure, strength and overall quality consumers expect.

To learn more about GEM 100, contact us through our product information request form.

For more information, please contact:

Press: Cheri Tabel, Manager, Communications & Media
T +1 (913) 890 5541

Background information:
Corbion: biobased solutions, designed by science, powered by nature, and delivered through dedication.

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives and lactides, and a leading company in functional blends containing enzymes, emulsifiers, minerals and vitamins. The company delivers high performance biobased products made from renewable resources and applied in global markets such as bakery, meat, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, home and personal care, packaging, automotive, coating resins. Corbion uses knowledge, agility, and dedication to deliver on the ever-changing market demands. Corbion's products have a differentiating functionality in all kinds of consumer products worldwide. Through our deep bakery market expertise we offer a broad portfolio of ingredients that deliver against our customers food integrity and freshness needs including functional ingredients, emulsifiers, bread mixes, specialty bases, frozen dough, vitamin and mineral premixes, and flour enrichment. www.corbion.com

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