Company: Solazyme Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Ingredient Snapshot: Solazyme Inc.’s new AlgaVia Whole Algal Flour helps bakers address consumer demand for food products that are both healthy and delicious. The flour acts as a lipid powder, enabling bakers to create indulgent-tasting products with less fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and calories. When used in challah bread, for instance, is it reduces fat by 63 percent, calories by 20 percent and cholesterol and saturated fat by 100 percent. AlgaVia Whole Algal Flour also allows bakers to reduce or replace dairy fats, oil and egg yolks without compromising product taste, mouthfeel and texture, as well as boost fiber and protein levels. It is free of known allergens, vegan, non-GMO, gluten-free, sustainable and naturally derived.