WHAT ARE PROTEIN CRISPS?
Protein crisps are light and crunchy extruded shapes made from whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate (WPC) or plant proteins. Whey crisps are unique because of their versatile texture, high protein concentrations, and low sugar and fat content. These characteristics make adding a protein-rich and texture-improving ingredient to your product application an easy solution to add more nutrition or crunch. Protein crisps can also be added to yogurt, protein bars, and other foods.
WHAT CAN PROTEIN CRISPS BE USED FOR?
Protein crisps are used in a wide range of products including snack mixes, bars, breakfast cereals and drinks. Protein crisps are also a popular additive in yogurt to add more nutrition or improve texture. High protein crisps can be applied to these products when made initially or later as an additive.
ARE THERE OTHER NAMES FOR PROTEIN CRISPS?
Extruded protein is probably the most common alternative name used for protein crisps. Often times, the protein source and shape can be substituted to be more specific – whey crisps, milk crisps, milk chips, and pea protein puffs to name a few.
WHAT SIZE IS A PROTEIN CRISP?
Protein crisps can be made into just about any shape or size imaginable. protein crisps can be extruded in the same shape as crispy rice cereal; these can often be found in protein bars and some protein cereals. The unique advantage of crisps and extruded products is that they can be developed to fit a wide range of shapes and flavor profiles.
WHY MILK SPECIALTIES PROTEIN CRISPS?
When selecting a whey crisp manufacturer, you should look for three things. What else can they provide for you? What kind of flavor and formulation support do they provide? Where do they source their ingredients? At MSG, we can meet and exceed your needs for those three questions. As one of the world’s largest producers of whey protein, MSG has the know-how and product list to fulfill your company’s need to grow and diversify.