Adding Moisture to Meat

Sunsweet Ingredients offers ways to lock in moisture to a variety of meat products.
Sunsweet Ingredients offers clean-label solutions for adding moisture.

Adding moisture to meat is possible with clean-label options, such as using ingredients made from prunes.

Traditionally, enhanced meat and poultry products ares injected with a solution of water, salt, and phosphates. The purpose of injecting the meat is to lock in moisture and improve taste and texture, and salt and phosphates are excellent at moisture retention. Yet today there are clean-label solutions for moisture binding that go beyond those traditional ingredients.

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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