2019 brings a new chef partnership to VPI/EFP with caramelized sugars

EFP/VPI caramelized sugar powder & syrup ingredients line countertop as Chef Junnie prepare some special dishes.

Happy New Year to everyone. Here at VPI/EFP, everything is new in 2019. A new year brings with fresh new ideas, new products and new faces to share with you all.

VPI is thrilled to announce our partnership with Chef Junnie Lai at Global Cuisine Consulting. Our chef will be sharing her solutions to leveraging the full line of VPI caramelized sugars with her own recipes, tips & professional advice on how to kick up your flavor, clean up those labels and even influence the color in your next culinary creation. Chef Junnie Lai, will cover topics from baked goods to savory foods and snack applications to softening/masking in nutraceuticals and so much more.

How are we going to deliver all of this fantastic new information about using our caramelized sugars you ask? Well, we’re going to be filming video sessions of our chefs in action with our caramelized sugar products to distribute via all of the VPI/EFP social media platforms and websites. 2019 is the year you’re going to want to stay on top of everything going on with VPI/EFP, so be sure to click here and sign up for our eblasts, so you can begin to understand best how to best leverage these products for your own needs.

Wait…don’t go yet, there’s more…In addition to the new product demonstration video’s, our chef will be traveling with us to a few select events this year. To kick everything off, Chef Junnie will travel with VPI to the 2019 RCA in Louisville, Kentucky, March 13-15 utilizing our syrups and powders to create some tasty food creations that you can sample and then ask all the questions you may have. As a result, look for a special email announcement in the coming weeks on specifics on the show and where to come and meet us at the 2019 RCA.

I’ll leave you now with some photos from our VPI/EFP kitchen featuring our chefs culinary creations using the full line of VPI/EFP products in an array of baking, sauces, dips, savory and beverages.

Until next time! Wishing you all the best for a fantastic 2019. Cheers!

Chef Junnie with her caramelized sugar inspired lemonade beverage. Created with just water, fresh lemons and some caramelized sugar powder. Delicious!
Creating baked cupcakes and cookies with caramelized sugars.
Cream puff dessert created with caramelized sugar–pastry, filling and topping.




Chef Junnie toping her salmon dish with a special Asian inspired sauce created with VPI’s caramelized sugar syrups.

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