Egg functionality: tackling variability and ensuring product quality

39 minutes

Understanding ingredient functionality – what each ingredient does for your product, and how – gives you the power to improve your products and processes, save money and time, prevent product losses and waste, challenge ingredient variation, resolve supply issues and select ingredients that are right for you.

Egg characteristics will vary depending on the diet, environment and genetics of the hens, as well as the production practices, age of the eggs and their storage and distribution conditions.

We can help to determine what it is about egg that makes your product behave the way that you want it to and at which steps of the manufacturing process this comes into effect. Where you are no longer getting the same outcomes from your eggs, we can help to characterise and overcome the challenge.

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Jo Baker-Perrett

About Jo Baker-Perrett

Jo is leader of the Food and Drink Microstructure section of the Product Innovation Department. Jo's main roles include product assessment, with a focus on the physical properties of food products and ingredient functionality.

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