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Here you can find some tools, links and helpful documents which could be useful for product development work, in the laboratory and during production.

These are meant to be guides and should be used as starting-point.

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Hydrocolloid PropertiesHydrocolloid Properties, 11.2020
Gum Selection Flow-ChartGum Selection Guideline Flow-Chart
VIDOGUM Galactomannan PropertiesUPI Galactomannan (LBG, Guar Gum, Tara Gum) Comparison, Dec 2020
VIDOFIBRES Comparison ChartUPI Functional Fibres Portfolio, Comparison Chart, v1 JAN 2021
VIDOGUM PRO carob and tara protein comparison chartcoming soon
FAIA - Food Additives & Ingredients Association, E-Numbers List - All of the current EU approved food additives by additive type, E number and additive name.E-Numbers
FSANZ - Nutrition Panel Calculator - a tool to help food manufacturers 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 & Colors
FDA - Food Additive Status List The Food Additives Status List is provided as a quick look-up on the use limitations for a food additiveFDA - 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 ingredient applications: overview and procedure
www.koshercertification.org.ukWhat does Kosher mean?
OK Kosher Certification, USAKosher_101_Kosher Basics
Halal Certification Services, SwitzerlandHalal Certification requirements
Halal and Food Safety InstituteHalal Guidelines for the preparation of food and goods for the Muslim consumers
TEXTURE - a hydrocolloid recipe collection for the product developer, the chef and food enthusiast. Edited by Martin Lersch, with over 300 recipes.Free download