Here we have listed some valuable tools, links and helpful documents that we think could be useful for product development, QM, in the laboratory and production.
Use them as guides and starting-point.
Questions? Please ask.
|Information or link
|Hydrocolloid Properties Overview
|HYDROCOLLOID PROPERTIES, v1, Nov2022
|Gum Selection Guideline/Flow-Chart
|GUM SELECTION GUIDELINE CHART, v1, Nov2022
|PEKTOS Dietary Fibres Comparison Chart
|Functional Fiber Portfolio and Comparison, Pektos AG, v3, May2023
|FAIA - Food Additives & Ingredients Association, E-Numbers List - The current EU approved food additives by additive type, E Number and additive name
|All of the currently EU approved food additives, listed by additive type, E-number and additive name.
|FSANZ - Nutrition Panel Calculator - a tool for food manufacturers to calculate the average nutrient content of their food products and prepare a nutrition information panel (NIP).
|FSANZ Nutrition Panel Calculator
|FDA - Overview of Food Ingredients, Additives & Colors. Also available in printable brochure format/PDF.
|Overview of Food Ingredients, Additives & Colours
|FDA - Food Additive Status List. A quick look-up on the use limitations for a food additive.
|FDA- Food Additive Status List
|EFSA - European Food Safety Authority. EFSA evaluates the safety of regulated food ingredients before they can be authorised for use on the European market.
|Food improvement agents applications: overview and procedure
|EUROPEAN COMMISSION, EU Register on nutrition and health claims.
|Searchable register on health claims
|What does Kosher mean?
|OK Kosher Certification, USA
|Kosher 101: The essentials of kosher for certified companies.
|Halal Certification Services, Switzerland
|Halal Certification Requirements
|Halal and Food Safety Institute
|Halal Guidelines for the preparation of food and goods for Muslim consumers.
|TEXTURE - a hydrocolloid recipe collection for product development, the chef and food enthusiast. Edited by Martin Lersch, with over 300 recipes.