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02 Sep 2014 - 14:00

MicroGARD® 910, Cultured Wheat Starch, Effective Alternative for Mold Control

DuPont Nutrition & Health, the world’s leading provider of probiotics, cultures and fermentates, announced the launch of MicroGARD® 910 – a new ingredient-based option for the baking industry that controls the outgrowth of mold during shelf life.

Made from cultured wheat starch, MicroGARD® 910 gives bakers the reliability of consistent shelf life, while at the same time, simplifying their ingredient decks. MicroGARD® 910 effectively controls surface mold, while providing the added benefit of softness and flavor enhancement in final applications, such as tortillas, muffins, cakes, refrigerated doughs and pan bread.

“The baking industry is under a lot of pressure to reduce waste by improving shelf life. Yet at the same time, they’re being asked to use more traditional and basic ingredients,” explains Troy Boutte, group manager-Bakery, DuPont Nutrition & Health. “This is a real challenge – you’d think the one would negate your ability to do the other – but with MicroGARD® 910, we’re introducing a product that will allow bakers to reduce waste and label complexity.”

Reliable Supply

The food protection experts at DuPont Nutrition & Health understand that effectively controlling mold, consistently from batch to batch for a satisfying product experience is integral to a brand’s image. To maintain efficacy and ensure ample supply, MicroGARD® 910 is being produced in a state-of-the-art fermentation facility where stringent quality controls are in place.

“We know that to our customers a consistent supply of material is equally as important as product performance,” said Matthew Hundt, global product manager, DuPont Nutrition & Health. “With our manufacturing footprint, we have an ample, consistent supply for the NAFTA market.” MicroGARD® 910 is immediately available for bakery customers in Canada and the United States.

The DuPont™ Danisco® range of high-quality fermentates and blends includes the MicroGARD® fermentates range and the BioVia™ and NovaGARD™ blends portfolio. 

DuPont Nutrition & Health addresses the world’s challenges in food by offering a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced molecular diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food.  Through close collaboration with customers, DuPont combines knowledge and experience with a passion for innovation to deliver unparalleled customer value to the marketplace. Follow us on LinkedIn.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.  For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Rebecca Bingman
Rebecca Bingman
Marketing Communications Manager
+1 913-738-3436
+1 913-515-8051
New Century, USA

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