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Add Them Up – Reasons to Use GemPro Plus

This isn’t the first time you’ve heard about the versatility of the GemPro line of proteins. From highly elastic to highly functional, our GemPro protein...

Catch the Holiday Spirit with Scones

Bite-sized, buttery, and bursting with flavor– what more could you possibly want from your baked goods? Luckily the scones category is as fundamentally...

Wheat: The Original Plant Based Protein!

According to Innova Market Reports, 40% of consumers consider plant-based alternatives to be healthier food options, and 20% of consumers consider them...

Big Bars, Big Business

Have you ever known anything more versatile than the snack bar? It can be breakfast, it can be an afternoon snack, or it can even be your post-gym refuel....

Let’s cut the carbs

Consumers and manufacturers alike have taken their own stab at the low carb and keto trend recently, with new products ranging from traditional...

Hip Hip Hooray, It's National Cookie Day!

You would not be surprised to learn that America’s favorite baked good has its own holiday. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day was recently celebrated...

GemGel 100: Your Go-to Starch

Frustrated with your batter system because it’s not holding its viscosity? Or are you looking to create a more stable filling that doesn’t weep water?...

Drop The Fork, It's Hand Pies!

In today’s world of ready-to-eat, convenient snacks there are more options available than ever. What once was a story of domination by granola bars...

Growth in High Protein Bakery

Move over snack bars, the high protein trend has officially expanded across the grocery store. When it comes to high protein trends, most of us think...

Low Carb is back and better than ever

Manildra has everything you need to build your perfect low carb ingredient blend. Manildra’s GemPro proteins, FiberGem resistant starch, and technical...

Eat More (W)Hole Foods

Yeast or cake? Glazed or filled? Fritters or holes? The possibilities of the famous one-handed breakfast cake are countless. The perfect doughnut has...

Reasons to Love GemPro 3300

You may think that all wheat proteins are created equal, but the varying functionality of the GemPro Protein portfolio proves otherwise. Within the...

Level Up Your English Muffin

English muffin or crumpet? Regardless of the name you know these round, yeast leavened breads by, you are sure to associate them with the first meal...

Organic: Grains see Gains

Gone are the days of consumers needing to travel to a specialized grocery store to purchase organic versions of their favorite food items. With 52%...

Find Your "Gem"

It is clear from the brand names that our ingredients are just the right “gems” to take your products to the next level – Gem of the West®, GemStar®,...

The Truth About Gluten

The truth about gluten:   Wheat gluten has had a challenging reputation over the last several years due to confusion among consumers. From...

Are You The Chosen Bun?

When it comes to diet trends, 2020 was arguably the year of Keto (Grande Custom Ingredients Group). Influencers and authors are abundant on social media,...

TOAST to the New Year

According to Innova Market Insights, the top ten trends for 2021 have been identified. Manildra, like many other companies, has “upped their...

Protein Packed Cookies

Recent data has indicated that consumers have been increasing their snacking occasions. On average, U.S. consumers eat three snacks a day, with 42%...

Have No Fear, GemPro Tack Is Here!

Did you know that almost all granola, bars, and clusters are held together by sugar? Well, not for long! The research team at Manildra has developed...

CRUST Us, It's Low Carb Pizza!

When you think about your favorite pizza, what separates it from others? That's right, the crust! For many people, the crust gets in the way of indulgence...

Simple and Creative At-Home Meals

Due to COVID-19, stay-at-home orders have forced billions of people to find themselves making more meals and even snacks from home. In episode 59 of...

Indulge in Sweet Baked Goods Market Trends

An indulgent milk chocolate chip cookie, a vegan birthday cake, or an individually packaged lunchbox treat, sweet baked goods connect with consumers...

We have you covered

Gem of the West Vital Wheat Gluten  - We have you covered when others don't  As you consider your 2021 vital wheat gluten needs,...

Protein Power for Flatbreads

Flatbreads are the ultimate food delivery vehicle. They can carry anything from tomato sauce and cheese to an arugula and prosciutto deli creation....

More Than Protein

From Premiumization to Personalization Years of premiumization have led consumers to experience foods in new and different ways. Consumers see food...

How Low can the Carbs go?

Zero. The net carbs can go to zero! The Hartman Group’s Health + Wellness 2019 report ­finds that one in two (50%) consumers have experimented with...

Explore the pasta-bilities

Pasta isn’t just for Italians!  Linguine, capellini, fusilli, and good ol’ macaroni elbows.  While Italians may consume about three times...

The code has been cracked.

Wheat proteins unlock the secret to egg replacement in the baking and food industry.   But aren’t eggs a necessity in baking?  Historically,...

Super protein to the rescue!

A robust gluten network isn’t the only way wheat proteins can bolster your bread to a nutritious, high-protein staple.  The Manildra GemPro series...

Brownie Points: let’s add them up!

Brownies aren’t just for kids anymore.  Need a healthy breakfast on the go?  Grab a brownie.  That deliciously soft, chocolatey bar...

Wheat Protein for Today's Clean Label Trends

What does clean label mean? How can you be certain your newly developed product is clean label while consumers' demands continue to evolve? Today, clean...

Snack All Day!

Keeping up with the latest trends can be a challenge, but the increase in snacking is no longer a trend. Snacking continues to grow and no slowdown...

National Muffin Day!

Happy National Muffin Day! I noticed several posts online today about it being National Muffin Day. A quick googling confirmed that “National Today”...

Bread is Back

And we are excited! Oprah gave us permission to love bread a couple of years ago when she declared she loved bread, and we ran with it! Bread 2.0...

Pizza is Definitely a Food Group

Pizza. Seems simple enough. A food that can be piled high with mountains of toppings and sauces, or kept simple with only a few ingredients. Toppings...

Pancakes + Protein = A Better Breakfast

Pancakes come in all shapes and sizes.  They could be sweet or savory; healthy or indulgent; bite-sized or plate-sized.  They are a perfect...

Boost Breakfast with Wheat Protein

Study after study continue to show us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that consuming protein earlier in the day helps to keep...

Now Playing: GemPro Ultra

Our countdown of GemPro proteins has finally come to the end as we highlight, GemPro Ultra.  With its high degree of solubility, GemPro Ultra can...

Now Playing: GemPro 3300

Watch me whip, whip…. GemPro 3300 is a fun protein to work with because of its ability to perform in numerous applications. It can act as an egg...

Now Playing: GemPro Plus

You asked for a clean-label alternative to our current GemPro 4400 and we listened.  We present to you, GemPro Plus.  Our development...

Now Playing: GemPro 4400

A versatile and diverse protein, GemPro4400, is up next on our weekly countdown to IFT.  The evolution of the baking industry is something that...

Now Playing: GemPro Extend

  The countdown continues this week with, GemPro Extend.  Lovingly referred to as, an extensible Vital Wheat Gluten, GemPro Extend is the...

Now Playing: Gem of the West

The countdown continues! Seven weeks remain until IFT and we are just getting started on unfolding the versatile benefits of this range of wheat proteins....

Now Playing: GemPro HPG

The countdown is on! 8 weeks until IFT! Each week we will bring you details about one of our eight proteins in the GemPro line of proteins. That’s right...

(Cinnamon) Roll-ing along with Wheat Proteins

Deciding which ingredient to choose when formulating a new product or optimizing an existing one can be overwhelming. We understand that it can be difficult...

Bars and clusters without the sugar? You bet!

“More meals are being eaten in the car versus around the dinner table.” “Generations keep getting busier and busier.” “Millennials don’t cook.” Marketers...

Proteins that whip for cakes and muffins

Blueberry muffins, banana walnut muffins, chocolate chip muffins. Muffins are such a terrific, healthy, on-the-go breakfast solution with endless flavor...

The Simplicity of Gluten

The beauty of gluten is in its simplicity. Vital wheat gluten is a simple, clean protein produced by physical separation. The same network...

Wheat Proteins for Texture

Texture. Nutrition. Rheology. No two baked products are the same, and similarly neither are two wheat protein isolates.  Each one unique...

Improving Tortilla Quality with Wheat Protein

Tortillas: A portable lunch option. A nutritious “edible food packaging” that also opens doors to unique texture, flavor, and color enhancements. ...

Optimized Gluten for Flatbread

Extensible Gluten, Optimized for Flatbreads and other Sheeted Products Mature and consistent categories such as flatbreads, pizza crusts, and crackers...

Boost Protein with GemPro® Ultra

According to an article from Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine1, busy lifestyles are pushing consumers to choose snacks over a traditional...

Addressing Clean Label with Wheat Proteins

It seems that everywhere we go in the food industry today we see or hear something about clean label. Whether it is clean label bakery or clean...

Wheat Proteins to Boost Nutrition

GemPro® wheat protein isolates can be used to add protein, improve mouthfeel, and add unique nutritional benefits GemPro wheat protein isolates are...

Egg Yolk Replacement in Sweet Dough

Wheat protein isolates were evaluated as a replacement for eggs at a 50% and 100% replacement level in a Danish type formula. The results indicate...

Egg Yolk Replacement in Cake Donuts

Wheat protein isolates can be used as an effective replacement of eggs in cake donuts. Tests with complete replacement of egg yolks resulted in no differences...