Citrus pulp and guar gum
Company: Fiberstar Inc., River Falls, WI
Ingredient Snapshot: Citri-Fi 200FG from Fiberstar Inc. is a 100 percent natural ingredient made from citrus pulp infused with guar gum. According to the company, it can replace up to 30 percent of eggs in bakery applications while maintaining the same quality, freshness and mouthfeel as the reference formulation. Citri-Fi 200FG’s multiple bonding mechanisms enable it to create stronger bonds between oil and water, so baked goods maintain functionality without increased water activity. As a result, the product delivers the same or improved eating quality and texture, but at a reduced cost to manufacturers.