Learn about Caramelized Sugars in Food and Beverage Systems

Welcome to the Caramelized Sugar Video Center. The video series that highlights the versatility of the Caramelized Sugar and why they are not considered a sweetener. In this video Greg D’Auria and Junnie Lai break down the benefits of Caramelized Sugars and why you should be using them for your food or beverage development. These ingredients are natural and effective for flavoring and taste modification. Explore why caramelized sugars are not used as a sweetener and why caramelized sugars are different than caramel color.

Masking Plant Protein
Off-Notes

This is a two-fold video on how to combat off-notes one gets from adding plant proteins to a meatless veggie burger recipe with our Caramelized Sugar VPI-015 Caramelized Sugar (syrup).

Second will be using using our VPI-035 Caramelized Sugar syrup to create an orange sauce to top off our veggie meatless burgers. Just add Caramelized Sugar to the recipe and you’ll achieve greater mouthfeel and benefit from a flavor boost / modification just by cutting back on the protein taste.

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Taking the Caramelized Sugar Whipped Cream Challenge

Request a sample of one of VPI’s Caramelized Sugar syrups, put your favorite whipped cream into five small cups and then add drops of the Caramelized Sugar Syrup to four of the cups (leaving one cup without the syrup as the “control” cup). Mix them up well and you’ll immediately notice a huge different in flavor from the single drop to the three drops cup. In addition you’ll visually see the incidental color you receive. Very low usage rate (.50-2%) is the key to using these ingredients.

Using Caramelized Sugars
in Protein Drinks and Desserts

I this Caramelized Sugar Flavoring Videos installment we tackle the fact that plant proteins are being used in everything from protein shakes to meatless burgers, Caramelized Sugars are on the rise as a key solution to mask the inherent off-notes you have once plant proteins are incorporated into a recipe. Adding one of our Caramelized Sugar Syrups or Powders (at a low usage rate (typically .50-2%) to your food or beverage application will cut back on the undesirable protein taste and elevate the mouthfeel thats typically absent from a plant based food or beverage system.

Savory Applications with Caramelized Sugars

Our Caramelized Sugars are used to enhance the flavor of meats such as salmon or steak. Chef Junnie and Greg D’Auria break down how to create meat rubs, tenderizers and marinades using Caramelized Sugar natural ingredients and improve your flavor profile.

Baking Gluten-Free Bread with Caramelized Sugar

Bake with Caramelized Sugars to modify your flavors in gluten-free breads. Plan for the incidental color gained from Caramelized Sugars in your food or beverage system.