Eggs as Ingredients


How the ingredients are kept together

They can be found in foods like Mayo or salad dressing

Foams, Thickeners, and Binding Agents

  • Foams add air into the foods (Ex: Sponge cake and puffy omelets)
  • Thickeners make the product thicker by heating (Ex: Sauces and custards)
  • Binding Agents hold together the ingredients (Ex: Meat loaf and croquettes)

Interfering Agents, Structure Agents, and Nutrient Additive

Flavoring and Coloring Additives

  • Flavoring additives are ingredients that can be added to provide more flavor (Pudding)
  • Coloring additives are ingredient that can be added to increase the color of a product (Cakes)