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Kids’ Nutrition Solutions Video

At Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), we know the demand for healthier foods for children has never been greater. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over one-third of children today are overweight or obese. Creating nutritious food items that kids enjoy may sound like a daunting task. However, GPC can work with you to make some simple formulation changes to meet and exceed the nutritional needs of children. GPC can help formulators produce healthy meal options and convenient on-the-go snacks for kids to enjoy.

At GPC our scientists also recognize the challenges that go hand-in-hand with creating healthy, cost-effective meals and snacks for children. That’s why we are proud to assist in providing you with practical solutions to help meet your product development needs.

Utilizing one or more of GPC’s products – MALTRIN® maltodextrins, PURE-GEL® Stabilized Food Starches or INSCOSITY® Instant Modified Food Starches – we can help you increase the functionality of all kinds of applications:

  • Reduce sugar
  • Lower fat and calories
  • Increase convenience

Technical Formulations

Reduced Fat

  • Yogurt
  • Salad Dressings
  • Chocolate Milk
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Injected Chicken Breasts
  • Low- and No-Fat Frankfurters

Reduced Sugar

  • Fruit Toppings and Variegates
  • Drink Mixes
  • Frozen Desserts

Convenience Items

  • Fruit Leather
  • Nutrition and Snack Bars
  • Dry Mix Sauces and Drinks

Ingredient Functionality

MALTRIN® Maltodextrins

  • Contributes fat-like lubricity and mouthfeel
  • Builds solids
  • Minimal sugar contribution to label
  • Rapid dissolution

PURE-GEL® Stabilized Food Starches

  • Binds water in meat applications
  • Provides stable viscosity in dressings and sauces
  • Helps product quality through refrigeration and frozen storage

INSCOSITY® Instant Modified Food Starches

  • Provides moisture retention in baked goods
  • Cold water swelling
  • Smooth, creamy mouthfeel
  • Refrigeration and freeze/thaw stability

GPC scientists continue to be at the forefront of developing healthy, kid-friendly applications. For additional information, contact your sales or technical representative, or drop us a note and let us know how we can help!

MALTRIN®, PURE-GEL® and INSCOSITY® are registered trademarks of Grain Processing Corporation.

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