No one likes finding molds on baked foods, so bakers use preservatives. Sprayed on the finished product or incorporated into the dough, these ingredients inhibit the growth of molds, wild yeasts and bacteria.
Galactic’ solutions are antimicrobials offering extra food safety in a natural way. Its portfolio of solutions contains the first clean label mold inhibitor to equal the performance of calcium propionate in bakery without adversely affecting product flavor.
Brandon Jahner, Food Scientist at Foresight Food Research, investigates the natural preservatives to be used in baked goods in his article "So long “Artificial Preservatives”!!! Natural Mold Prevention for Baked Goods". The article provides a glance at the origin of molds, yeasts and bacteria in bakery products, and the innovations and manufacturing methods that allow to combat them. As well, the article tackles new trends such as flavor enhancement, shelf life extension and clean labeling. To read the full article on how baked goods can benefit from natural innovative solutions click here.
Galactic has been producing natural solutions for the food industry through fermentation technology for more than 20 years, creating a truly clean-label mold inhibitor that doesn't ask manufacturers to give up anything at all. To get acquainted with Galactic’s Clean Label products for Bakery, you can download the brochure from here or get in contact with the Galactic team of specialists.