Donald Pszczola

Donald E. Pszczola

1+1=3. If you arrived at that conclusion in elementary school, you would have had your knuckles rapped. Or at least you wouldn’t have gotten that gold star. But that equation has become a cornerstone when formulating with sweetener blends today.

Taking advantage of different synergies, sweeteners are moving closer and closer to the Holy Grail in terms of sweetness, taste, and other functionality benefits.Of course, I’m talking about synergy, which can be defined as occurring when the sweetness of a mixture of sweeteners is greater than the sum of their respective, individual sweetness intensities. Blending sweeteners to achieve that property has become a …

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