Moisture migration is the movement of water within or between different components of a food product. It is important for food manufacturers and food brands for several reasons:
- Product quality: Moisture migration can affect the texture, taste, and appearance of food products. For example, moisture migration from a moist filling to a crispy crust can make the crust soggy, negatively impacting the overall quality of the product.
- Shelf life: Uncontrolled moisture migration can lead to spoilage and reduced shelf life, as it can promote the growth of spoilage-causing microorganisms or cause physical changes that make the product unappealing. Food safety: In some cases, moisture migration can create conditions that support the growth of harmful microorganisms, posing a potential food safety risk.
- Consumer satisfaction: Controlling moisture migration is essential to maintaining product quality and ensuring that products meet consumer expectations for taste, texture, and appearance.
By offering a range of moisture migration control solutions, Nexus Ingredient enables food manufacturers and food brands to create high-quality products with improved texture, taste, and shelf life, while meeting consumer expectations and complying with regulatory requirements.