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AACC International Publishes Chemical Leavening Basics

St. Paul, MN (October 2017)—Chemical leavening ingredients and systems can make a big difference in the quality, texture, structure, flavor, and other aspects of baked goods.

Chemical Leavening Basics is a concise, easy-to-use reference that will help readers understand chemical leavening, its components and uses, assessments in products, and methods for testing. This technical guidebook was developed to be a go-to resource full of information about chemical leaveners as they are used in commercial food processing today. It will help food professionals understand the components used in baking powder, why to use them, where to use them, when to use them, and why they are important. It also offers an overview of bicarbonate and acid sources, the formulation and evaluation of chemical leavening systems, methods for testing, and more.

Chemical Leavening Basics is ideal for product developers, bakers, ingredient suppliers, technical service production personnel, quality assurance staff, mix manufacturers, and anyone else using baking powders or chemical leaveners. This highly useful and practical reference is also an ideal supplementary textbook for baking courses.

Chemical Leavening Basics was produced by the AACC International Chemical Leavening Agents Technical Committee, whose members have several decades of experience and are among the world’s top experts on the subject. The chapter authors have extensive experience with their respective ingredients and are considered leaders of the food science industry and academia.

To order this book, go to AACCI PRESS or call toll-free 1.800.328.7560 USA/Canada or +1.651.454.7250 elsewhere.

Book Specifications and Data

© 2018; 8” × 10” softcover; 84 pages; 12 images; 1 pound; ISBN 978-1-891127-94-6

This book is published by AACC International and may be purchased for $69.95 plus S&H from AACCI PRESS.

Review copies of Chemical Leavening Basics are available. If you are interested in reviewing this book in your publication and can forward a copy of the published review within 6 months of receiving the book, please send your request with details of your publication to Dawn Wuest

NOTE: Digital artwork of the book’s cover is available by contacting Dawn Wuest using the contact information provided. Please specify if the artwork will be used for print or electronic media.