Items Tagged with 'phosphates'


Hard water affects phosphate functionality in injected meat products

Alkaline phosphates are important ingredients for improving the water-holding capacity (WHC) of meat products.
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Food industry reassessing phosphates?

The food industry is researching and testing natural alternatives to inorganic phosphates, due to recent health concerns.
Due to ingredients such as phosphates, processors of lunch meat, sausage, ham, canned fish and processed meats can offer long-lasting, moist and tender products.
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‘Fast’ foods from freezer rely on phosphates

Premium, chef-inspired frozen meals continue to steal supermarket freezer space from more traditional frozen foods, as these products provide fast, high-quality meal solutions for today’s not-enough-hours-in-the-day consumers. I, personally, am a huge fan.
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Phosphates Serve to Improve Meat Quality

There’s a great deal of confusion about the term “natural” when it comes to food and beverage marketing, as product developers have been given very little guidance from federal authorities regarding its use. At best, the FDA disqualifies some ingredients from being called natural, as they have been deemed artificial or synthetic.
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Reduction resolution

In case you were not listening this past year, sodium has become one of a number of evils in the food industry. As a result, food manufacturers are
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Time vs. Intensity

Most whole-muscle products today are made using a process that is called either tumbling, massaging or mixing. Regardless of the name of the process, the main idea is to apply
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Refresher on phosphates

When processors are looking to enhance the texture and improve moisture retention in their protein products, one option they can turn to is the use of approved phosphates in their formulations. The two beneficial effects of phosphates in meat and poultry products are moisture retention and flavor protection.
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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

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September 2014

Check out the September 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring the 2014 Plant of the Year winner, and much more!

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Independent Processor

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August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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