Like much of the food industry, the nutraceutical market has seen an increasing demand for vegetarian and vegan alternatives as consumers look to move away from animal products due to concerns with sustainability. This has meant companies are increasingly looking for alternatives to enzymes, like pepsin and pancreatin, which have traditionally been used as digestive aids.
Using Lipases to Produce Nutritional Food Ingredients
Nutritional food ingredients take many shapes and forms, each delivering its own unique benefits to consumers. Lipases can be used to selectively hydrolyse fatty acids to improve the nutritional value of oil and fat substrates.