From extending shelf life, to improving flavor expression to delivering desired texture and nutrition, our Functional Protein Solutions can improve the overall quality of a wide range of products and contribute to delivering exceptional consumer experiences.
BarFlex® Whey Proteins
Whey protein isolates (WPIs) and concentrates (WPCs) that enable 100% whey formulations, minimize bar hardening and extends the shelf life of nutritional bars. It’s an excellent source of high-quality protein that gives bars a clean flavor and a long-lasting, chewy texture.
Our BarFlex 100 WPC was specifically designed and optimized for extrusion, delivering a range of exceptional starch-like textures without the inclusion of high quantities of starch making it ideal for bar and snack inclusions.
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barGAIN® Protein Blends
A unique combination of dairy and plant proteins designed to enhance bar functionality, providing a softer texture, an extended shelf life and a clean flavor profile. It’s a complete protein solution for low-to-moderate protein bars, baked goods and cookies.
BarHarvest™ Plant Proteins
Plant protein-based systems (non-soy) designed to deliver protein fortification in emerging plant-based bar, cereal, and snack applications without negatively impacting texture or shelf life. Delivers a variety of textures while minimizing the dryness, brittleness and hardness over shelf life commonly associated with plant proteins.
BarPro® Milk Proteins
Milk protein concentrates and isolates (MPCs & MPIs) designed to extend the shelf life of nutrition bars and minimize bar hardening. Truly Grass Fed™ option available. They’re an excellent source of high-quality protein with a short texture and a clean flavor profile.
Our BarPro 100 series was specifically designed and optimized for extrusion, delivering a range of exceptional starch-like textures without the inclusion of high quantities of starch making it ideal for extruded snacks, cereals and inclusions.
Learn more about BarPro 100 series.
BevEdge® Whey Protein A-220W
This revolutionary ingredient makes berry and citrus flavored protein powdered mixes possible for the first time. Using our patent-pending BevEdge technology, this pre-acidified whey protein isolate uses no lecithin, yet mixes more easily than soy or sunflower lecithin in high acid RTMs. Its larger particle size improves flowability, helping eliminate costly slowdowns or production stoppages. A clean label solution with excellent high acid flavor expression and no unsightly cloudiness typical of high acid RTM mixes, this ingredient creates opportunities for new SKUs and new types of protein powders. Label simply as whey protein isolate, citric acid.
BevWise® Protein Systems
Protein fortification ingredient systems specifically for use in aseptic and hotfill processing, providing exceptional nutritional attributes and functional benefits to high acid beverages. Benefits include superior clarity, less astringency, improved processing with better dispersion, and reduced processing time/costs.
Crunchie™ Protein Crisps & Bites - Semi-Finished Extruded Pieces
Utilizing our BarPro® 100 series milk proteins and BarFlex® 100 whey protein solutions, we’ve developed Crunchie™ extruded crisps and bites.
Ideal for bar and snack inclusions, delivering exceptional texture and an enjoyable crunch to a product throughout shelf life, creating a delightful eating experience. Clean dairy flavor requiring no masking. Visually appealing with consistent shape, size and light color appearance. Contains high quality milk (>74%) or whey (>70) protein for an extra protein boost.
Larger in size, Bites are ideal for use as a snack or cereal, delivering exceptional texture and an enjoyable crunch to a product throughout shelf life, creating a delightful eating experience. Clean dairy flavor requiring no masking. Visually appealing with consistent shape, size and light color appearance. Containing greater than 74% high quality milk protein for an extra protein boost. Perfect for applications where you might want to add a seasoning or coating.
Learn more about our protein solutions for extrusion.
NutraSol® Functional Protein Fortification Systems
These milk protein ingredients fortify food and beverage systems with proteins that meet specific functionality requirements or claims (such as micellar casein). They’re an excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages, powder drink mixes, yogurts and other dairy foods.
OptiSol® 1000 Series
A range of functional dairy protein ingredients that improve product processing and flavor, enhance creaminess and texture and support clean label initiatives. rBST free and Grade A options available. Our OptiSol 1005 and 1007 are advanced whey protein concentrates that allow for increased protein levels in high heat processed applications.
An agglomerated hydrolyzed whey protein designed for use in hot ready-to-mix powdered beverage and food applications. ProTherma protein is heat stable, soluble and high in protein. An excellent solution for ready-to-mix hot coffees, teas, cocoas, malts, soups, oatmeals, coffee creamers and coffee pods.
Thermax® Heat-Stable Whey Proteins
Heat-stable whey proteins that offer excellent nutritional value imparting a clean flavor, depending on degree of hydrolysis. Manufactured from sweet whey using an advanced ultrafiltration process, Thermax® proteins are designed for UHT and retort processing conditions. They’re heat-stable at neutral pH, soluble over a wide pH range and available with protein content from 34% to 90%. An excellent solution for a wide variety of beverages, dairy products and bars and snacks.
UltraHi™ Protein Yogurt Technology
A unique patent-pending technology allowing for the creation of 8-25% protein yogurt products, beyond anything available on the market today. A combination of process and ingredient it allows for different textures and fermented dairy formats (spoonable, spreadable, and drinkable). Available as functional whey and milk protein.
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