Ingredients & Formulations



Versatility, with health benefits

Gums, fibers and starches are low-cost alternatives to other non-meat ingredients, and work well as extenders.
April 15, 2013
It makes sense that consumers would rather read “carrot fibers” on an ingredient list than inorganic phosphates.
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Sorbents Extend Shelflife of Fresh Meat

A range of sorbents can extend the shelflife of fresh meat for up to 21 days
March 20, 2013
A range of sorbents can extend the shelflife of fresh meat for up to 21 days.
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National Provisioner 2013 Top 100 Questionnaire

Due Monday, April 1, 2013
March 4, 2013
THE NATIONAL PROVISIONER is conducting a survey of meat, poultry and prepared foods companies.
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Shelf-life extenders help proteins age gracefully

October 25, 2011
Quiet time on an airplane without electronics or reading materials can be dangerous for wandering minds like mine.
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