Ingredients specialist Loryma has a wide range of ingredients for all types of coated products. The Lory crumb portfolio includes a number of extrudates in various shapes and colours for breadings.

With a unique appearance and crunch, they are perfect for plant-based meat alternatives, vegetable sticks, meat and fish products, and desserts. A selection of native and modified starches ensures optimum adhesion and crispness in batters, tempura coatings and dustings.

Alongside granulated Lory crumb variations based on maize, rice, potato and wheat, the portfolio also includes innovative shapes such as triangles, crescents, discs and balls in an array of different colours. The functional ingredients optimise the breading texture and are characterised by high temperature and colour stability. As a result, visual appeal is guaranteed even under demanding conditions, thus allowing for the creation of superior, added-value breaded products.

Loryma also produces a selection of native and modified wheat starches with different technological properties. Lory Starch Saphire pure is a wheat starch with high adhesion and processing stability, which makes it the perfect functional ingredient for batters, tempura and a pre-dust for added crunch. It also has no E-number, making it ideal for clean label products. Modified wheat starch Lory starch solaris, meanwhile, is ideal for viscosity control in batter and tempura coatings due to its cold swelling capacity and process stability. In addition, Lory starch achat retains low viscosity even at very high temperatures, thus optimising the crispness and adhesion of tempura coatings.

Norbert Klein, head of research and development at Loryma, says: “Our ingredients offer manufacturers creative scope for innovative solutions because they are perfectly matched with each other. With our remarkable Lory crumb range, extravagant creations are possible, as they turn breadings into trendy, crunchy, eye-catching creations. Our Lory starch portfolio provides the perfect technological properties for all types of coatings.”