Hydrosol Develops Low-Fat Mayonnaise Without Starch

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21 Oct 2016 --- Hydrosol’s stabiliser experts have developed a starch-free integrated compound that enables the production of high-quality, low-fat mayonnaise. The final product has a creamy, pleasantly light consistency with a very good mouth feel and excellent taste. 

Mayonnaise is one of the world’s most popular deli products, but its high fat content is a disadvantage from a health point of view. To reduce this without sacrificing texture, normally some of the fat is replaced with substances like starch that bind water. 

While economical, this procedure is undesirable in certain markets like Russia and the Middle East, since it is considered to reduce the quality. 

“Replacing fat with starch in low-fat mayonnaise products has economical as well as processing advantages. But consumers often see it as a kind of deception,” reported Dr. Dorotea Pein, Product Manager Hydrosol. “For this reason we have developed a new formulation that uses hydrocolloids and vegetable fibre to provide texture while still giving a pleasantly soft, creamy texture that can absolutely measure up to a full-fat mayonnaise.” 

The new Stabimuls M30 NOS integrated compound is based on powdered egg yolk, dairy protein, vegetable fibre and hydrocolloids. It can be used to make salad creams with fat contents as low as 30 percent. Like all Hydrosol integrated compounds for mayonnaise, this new product is easy to use in manufacturing. It needs only water, seasonings, oil and vinegar. Following suitable shearing, the final product can be filled and packaged.



The Hydrosol team develops tailor-made stabilizing systems and emulsifying systems for dairy products, ice cream, deli foods, ready meals, meat and sausage products and also integrated compounds for deli specialties and desserts. With commitment and know-how they have made their company a centre of excellence in the field of stabilizers and emulsifiers. They are familiar with the properties of every single stabilizer and every single emulsifier. That enables them to create systems whose synergisms make customized solutions possible.

  • For dairy products: Hydrosol has developed functional systems for stabilizing a host of different products based on milk that offer economic benefits and meet the demands of the production line.
  • For ice cream: In close cooperation with their customers they develop stabilizing systems that ensure all the relevant product attributes.
  • For deli foods and ready meals: Cutting the production costs of ready meals gives manufacturers an important lead over their competitors. Their stabilizing systems ensure the reliability of production processes and give the products a pleasant eating consistency.
  • For meat and sausage products: Hydrosol has developed tailor-made stabilizing and emulsifying systems for use in the production of cooked and boiled sausage, boiled ham and restructured meat products.
  • Integrated compounds for deli foods and desserts: The use of integrated compounds ensures a high level of functionality and reduces costs by permitting savings in the procurement of raw materials and in storage and quality control.

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