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Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Texture Analysis in Research: Confectionery

3 point bend test of chocolate
Three point bend test 
The food industry is flourishing at a very high rate all across the globe and might serve as a major driver for the confectionery ingredients market. 

Confectionery ingredients provide stability, texture, and various other properties, and therefore, can be used to prepare a variety of food products. 

More than 70% of consumers prefer the use of products that contain natural ingredients and therefore chose the products that claim to have no artificial ingredients. The trend for the use of clean-label products is rising due to the increase in health awareness among the consumers, and therefore, the manufacturers of confectionery products are attempting to make use of ingredients to develop innovative products that have low-fat content, low sugar content, etc. The development of such food products might attract health-conscious consumers, and thus, there might be an increase in the confectionery ingredients market.