The majority of processed food products needs binding support to enhance form, consistency, structure and bite. An example is making homemade meatballs in which eggs are used to make sure the meat, spices and breadcrumbs stick together. This also makes it easier to create the desired shape and form. The binding mixes FI&S has to offer provide different functionalities, such as binding, structure, texture, taste and appearance.

Binding mixes

In the food industry, binding mixes are widely used, when individual components of an end product need to be bound together. FI&S offers functional binding mixes to create the desired product and optimize the product’s functionality in terms of texture, mouth feel, fat percentage, yield, taste and color. FI&S is experienced in developing suitable, custom made binding mixes.

Plant and Animal Protein

Various protein sources are used in industrial processes to optimize texture, juiciness, binding and stabilizing capabilities. The binding mixes of FI&S are known for their optimized protein functionality. This functionality comes from the combination of raw material and specific proteins that work in cooperation with binders and stabilizers. Proteins are available from different animal or plant sources.

Our binding mixes provide the desired functionality for different industries, including meat, fish, plant/vegetable, bakery and dairy.


To apply structure,
texture, taste,
shelf life and yield.

To experience
texture, taste
and appearance.

To create adhesion,
texture, appearance
and yield.

To provide binding,
structure, texture,
taste and appearance.

FI&S provides the food processing industry with food technological functionality by developing, producing and selling custom made blends and solving customers’ problems. The technological functionalities FI&S has to offer include structure, texture, binding, coating, yield, improvement of shelf life, taste and color. By providing functionality to food processors, FI&S is able to make the products of its customers more valuable in terms of economy, customer experience, quantity, product quality, process quality, consistency, (food) safety, reliability and appearance.

FI&S operates a state-of-the-art product application laboratory with pilot scale equipment. The available individual equipment can be combined in different configurations in order to mimic virtually all processes in all segments of the food industry. Thanks to our application laboratory we can develop without disrupting our customers’ day-to-day operations.