Today, consumers demand artisan, clean label, non-GMO, all-natural, organic, and healthy bread products. Sourdough breads are considered a healthy alternative to white bread and Lesaffre leads the way with new products that promise to take sourdough to the next level. Livendo by Lesaffre is available in concentrates and powders that can be incorporated directly into flour making them ideal for fresh, par-baked and frozen dough products.
As consumer demand for Hispanic baked goods in the U.S. is growing, bakers are facing obstacles in their markets and looking for solutions. America’s labor shortage is not going away, requiring the Hispanic baker to be more productive than ever. Lesaffre offers valuable product solutions that streamline the production process, ease labor challenges, and result in perfect results for each batch.
Interested in learning how bakers and pastry chefs replace butter, eggs and other dairy ingredients, allowing for a vegan claim? Many are leveraging multi-functional prune ingredients. They have non-characterizing sweet, mild, toffee-caramel notes and contain functional components that also help extend shelf life and slow the development of rancidity. Explore the many ways prune ingredients enable bakers to go vegan.
Vital Wheat Gluten (VWG) is a functional protein extracted from wheat and is widely used as a dough strengthener. It can improve mixing tolerance and can provide more dough stability during fermentation and processing. In addition, it can increase product volume. But it adds significant cost. Lesaffre has developed several enzyme-based solutions, which have proven to efficiently reduce the usage of Vital Wheat Gluten in a wide range of applications.
Lesaffre Saf Pro® pizza and flat bread improvers take into account the specificities of each manufacturing process (straight process, controlled proofing, freezing techniques, etc.) and adapt formulations to preserve intact the characteristics specific to flat bread: flexibility, shelf life, and consistency. This is important to understand because tortillas and flatbreads have benefitted from growing interest in global cuisines.
Encore by SafPro offers a clean label emulsification replacement that meets or exceeds performance standards for traditional emulsifiers. Clean label is a vitally important trend in today’s marketplace, and emulsifiers play a crucial role in product quality for bakeries. They reduce staling, improve gas retention, provide aeration and foam stabilization, and contribute to softening the crumb of a finished product.
As a baker, achieving operational efficiency and improving ways to engage with consumers is critical in today’s market. Puratos Digital offers a suite of digital tools and services designed to support bakers. From e-commerce solutions to virtual ideation and technical support, Puratos Digital is there for bakers every step of the way.
Lesaffre's New campaign “What Do You Know About Lesaffre?” demonstrates how the company is on the forefront of unravelling technical baking challenges. In this issue, see new research on the perceptions of clean label bakery products among Gen X, Boomers, Millennials and Gen Z consumers. Also, learn how CoolSmart Command Dry Yeast offers an alternative for refrigerator doughs to create less fermentation activity.
As a baker, you are busy and typically work long hours with little down time. Dawn’s new online ordering platform is a convenient way for you to order all your bakery products. Available 24/7 online ordering offers a new way of working that allows you to add items to your online cart and place orders whenever it’s most convenient for you. The online ordering platform is a first-of-its kind for the baking industry.
Lesaffre explores the evolving needs of consumers with an upcoming insights study and new organic and clean-label ingredient introductions. Learn how innovative new products are allowing bakers to meet consumers' expectations.