Adding Moisture to Meat

Ways to use Sunsweet Ingredients in a variety of food products
Meatballs made with Sunsweet Ingredients

Enhanced meat and poultry products are fresh, whole-muscle cuts injected with a solution of water and other ingredients, namely salt and phosphates. The purpose of injecting the meat is to lock in moisture and improve taste and texture, and salt and phosphates have long been proven to work. Yet today there are clean-label solutions for moisture binding that go beyond salt and phosphates.

This article from Meat + Poultry magazine surveys the variety of options for moisture binding in meat products, including Sunsweet’s prune ingredients.

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