Donald Pszczola

Donald E. Pszczola

What does the Incredible Hulk, denizens of Jurassic Park, the Terminator, and hydrocolloids all have in common? Answer: they all deliver novel special effects, usually in a big sort of way.Gums and gum systems are masters of the special effect, providing thickening, gelling, texture modification, stability, and a variety of other benefits in a broadening range of food applications.

As any movie-goer knows, special effects have certainly become more sophisticated today, making possible new “realities” on the screen and adding to the overall experience. In the realm of food development, gums—and especially gum blends—are also playing an increasingly sophisticated role in terms of providing…

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Food Technology magazine Senior Editor and key member of the Food Technology editorial staff for 26 years.
Donald Pszczola