Lecithin- a functional ingredient for a product developer’s toolbox

What a treat it was to attend a lecithin training session at Solae headquarters in St. Louis this week! Solae has an awesome technical group that provided this training, including hands-on demonstrations in the Solae bakery and lecithin labs.

Soybean plants outside of Solae headquarters

Lecithin is an extremely versatile tool in a product developer’s toolbox of functional ingredients. Lecithin can be used as an emulsifier, a release agent, a wetting and instantizing agent, to extend shelf life in bakery items, and so much more! Solae offers many different lecithins, all with very different functionality, depending on the application. Luckily, SPI sales managers are all experts and can help you get the right lecithin for your project – so contact us today!