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Tag: Drying and Evaporation Technologies

Drying and evaporation technology for plant-based products
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Drying and evaporation technology for plant-based products

Dry beans, lentils and peas are becoming increasingly popular in Western diets and are a well-established staple in many Eastern cultures. As a group, pulses are one of the most nutritionally complete foods, inexpensive and widely available. High in protein, fibre and carbohydrates and low in fat, soybeans, mung beans, chickpeas, lupin, lentils and peas have also become a popular substitute for dairy and meat. Plant-based protein ingredients The trend towards vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets has created rapid growth in the plant-based industry with hundreds of new products entering the market. Historically, ingredient manufacturers with expertise in grain fractionation focused on starch as a primary interest for its many food and industrial applications. Proteins and fibre...