BioPowder.com olive stone flour is a rich ingredient for vegetarian and vegan recipes. It combines a high content of dietary fibre with fermentable sugars (polysaccharides) as a source of carbohydrates. Also, the health benefits of the olive, i.e. the antioxidants and to a minor extent polyunsaturated fatty acids, constitute significant advantages over traditional, grain-based flours.
Olive stone-based natural thickening agents are equally well suited for cooking and baking. Pastries for consumers with allergies or food intolerances are best produced with gluten- and grain-free flours. Our organic thickening agent can blend well with baking mixtures for
Moreover, fine olive stone flour is an organic thickening agent of choice for plant-based health foods on the basis of soy (milk), almond (milk) or grain. Similar to conventional cellulose, it also acts as a binder in meat replacement items such as saitan. There are also many ways to use it as a replacement for bone meal products such as gelatine. Its thickening properties come in pair with a light color and a neutral flavor. This allows for excellent absorption of natural and synthetic flavoring agents and aromas, food colorants, sweeteners, spices, salts and sugars.
Similarly to recipes for human consumption, olive stone flour is a proven ingredient for animal feed and pet food.
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The texture of olive stone flour is smooth and creamy. To ensure a pleasant mouthfeel when used in foods, we recommend micron sizes smaller than 100 μm.In addition to natural binding agents, BioPowder.com flours are also proven fillers for a variety of food and feed products such as seasoning blends.
If you consider using a natural thickening agent for food, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We are pleased to assist you in finding the right ingredient and supply small batches for industrial trials as well as large volumes.
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If you have something else in mind, we can help you select the natural ingredients that integrate best with your formulation.