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Fat replacer for foods: plant fibres

Fats are essential for a diet. But how much fat is good for human health? The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends a fat intake of 20-35 energy percent (E%) for adults. Fat intake in many Western countries, however, exceeds these recommendations. Since it is difficult for people to implement the diet recommendations in their daily life, using fat replacers in food processing for fat reduction is gaining in importance.

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Humectants in foods: powdered cellulose

Humectants such as our powdered cellulose JELUCEL® are used in the food industry to optimise and stabilise product properties. Intermediate moisture foods remain fresh for longer and are preserved.

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Anti-caking agent for foods and spices: natural cellulose powder

Anti-caking agents such as JELUCEL® cellulose are indispensable in the food industry. They are used as anti-sticking agents for confectionery, as anti-clumping agents in cheese processing and as free-flow agents in the manufacture and processing of powdered foodstuffs. JELUCEL® is an organic anti-caking agent that consists of pure powdered cellulose.

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Food Ingredients Europe 2015

JELU-WERK will be showcasing at Food Ingredients 2015, taking place in Paris this year, until 3 December. We will present our plant fibres at stand 7D9 of the world’s most important trade fair for food ingredients.

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Many visitors to the Fi exhibition booth

This year JELU-WERK presented itself for the first time at Food Ingredients Europe, which took place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 19 until 21 November 2013. The company showed its purely organic food fibres – cellulose, wheat fibres, oat fibres and bamboo fibres – at this exhibition which is worldwide the most important trade fair for food ingredients and additives.

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