Protein use in ice cream
Unilever recently filed an application with the Food Standards Agency, London, UK, to approve an ice-structuring protein preparation as a novel food ingredient.
Ice-structuring proteins naturally occur in many living organisms, including fish, plants, and insects. They help to protect these organisms from tissue damage in very cold environments by lowering the temperature at which ice crystals grow and changing the size and shape of the ice crystals.
FSA said that Unilever …