Partnering with VOLGA, you are assured that you have a true bakery expert on your side, not only due to our innovative solutions ranging from Functional Bakery Ingredients to Flours & Mixes, but also through our Bakery Consulting Services. Explore each of these:
1.Functional Bakery Ingredients
Our flour improves maximise the baking functionality and subsequently the taste experience of baked goods. They optimise certain dough characteristics, e.g. speed of dough rising, dough tolerance and extensibility, while improving the softness, crunchiness, volume, freshness and flavor of the end-product. Within our portfolio, one can find Flour Improvers that support clean label products. We offer a very flexible service model and can customise our solutions to our clients’ recipes.
Our range of Flour Correctors are formulated according to the different flour types and specifications. After analyzing your flour and listening to your desired technical features, we recommend the most suitable flour corrector. Our differentiating flour correctors add quality and consistency to your flour, improve its baking strength and its overall functionality in its subsequent uses.
Premium-quality ingredients useful in the production of cereal bars, both sweet and savory ones. Quick and easy to process, does not need baking. We also offer a special Binding Agent for florentine mixes.
2.Flours & Mixes
Premixes are processed blends of cereals and grains (wheat, oats, cereal flakes, sunflour seeds, sesame, also fruit and vegetable bites etc) that simplify and fasten the manufacturing process of baked goods, regardless of the production scale. They also contribute to better taste, color and texture, enhancing in that way the overall taste experience of your baked goods. VOLGA’s Premixes are suitable for a wide variety of finished products such as country bread, bread with cereals, rye or seeds, breakfast baked goods etc.
These are highly customized mixes of cereals, fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices used in final products in order to enhance their flavor, texture and color. With an improved taste and appearance, your product is perceived of better quality and, thus, becomes more appealing to consumers. Suitable for all kind of applications e.g. rusks, biscuits, breakfast cereals, bread, pastry making and fruit preparations.
Cereal Bran and Fibers
This range provides controlled fiber content between 32-78%, and depending on the application and the dosage can support nutritional claims, such as “source of” or “high in fiber”. Apart from their nutritional value, VOLGA’s Cereal Bran and Fibers enhance the taste experience by bringing flavor, aroma, and color to the final product. On request, we offer also the possibility of heat treatment. Our solutions are suitable for all kind of applications such as rusks, biscuits, breakfast cereals, bread and so on.
Roasted Cereal Flours
A great range of highly customised flours made by milling roasted cereal. It offers differentiating aromatic hints of grilled, roasted or malted hazelnut butter and a variety of color shades from light creamy to brown. VOLGA’s Roasted Cereal Flours are suitable for all kind of applications, such as rusks, biscuits, breakfast cereals, bread, pastries etc.
Through a “cold press” process, we manage to perfectly stabilise wheat germ while extending its shelf-life to 12 months. We preserve all its great nutritional value in terms of vitamins, proteins, essential fatty acids and dietary fibres. Available in various granulometries, our solutions are suitable for all kind of baked applications such as rusks, biscuits, breakfast cereals, bread, pizzas and also fruit preparations.
This range refers to devitalized yeasts incorporated into cereal bases, like wheat germ, roasted cereals etc. Some are blends of several pure devitalized yeasts. The range combines characteristic sourdough aromatic hints with cereal taste notes and comes in color shades from light creamy to brown-grey. VOLGA’s Devitalized Yeasts offer differentiation and uniqueness to baked goods and are suitable for all kind of applications, such as rusks, biscuits, breakfast cereals, bread, pastries, fruit preparation etc.
Our Florentine Mixes, available in a variety of colors, stand out due to their superior taste, excellent quality and ease of application. They are free-from-preservatives and, thus. suitable for clean label products. We offer a special Binding Agent for Florentine Mixes.
3.Bakery Consulting Services
We offer complementary Technical and Technological bakery consulting services. Both aim to deliver top quality and safe bakery production procedures and final products. We achieve this by emphasising on cost management, production optimization (production lines), on-going staff training and compliance with good production and environmental practices.
Technical Bakery Services
- Design and implementation of bakery and cream fillings production lines (croissants, baguettes, brioche, muffins, bake rolls, donuts, toast bread, strudel; also water-based cream fillings, like vanilla, cocoa, biscuit and champagne), by partnering with most reputable global experts.
- Start up of new bakery and cream fillings production lines.
- Improvement of current bakery and cream fillings production lines.
- Staff training on GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices).
- Introduction of cleaning methods or optimisation of the current ones.
- Introduction or improvement of documentation in every level (R&D, production, quality control, warehouses, maintenance etc).
Technological Bakery Services
- Development and production of fresh and frozen dough recipes (croissants, baguettes, brioche, muffins, bake rolls, donuts, toast bread, strudel etc), as well as, cream fillings recipes suitable for all these bakery applications.
- Production of bakery products with exceptional nutritional value, by:
- Using our top quality food ingredients from our portfolio
- Providing on-going staff training on important topics, such as latest production techniques, production management and organizational methods, quality control, production safety and more.