Applications and Uses of Maltol

Maltol E636 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. With a sweet cotton candy and caramel odor, the application of Maltol in foods such as in baked bread, cakes, etc. Maltol has a remarkable effect on improving and increasing the flavor of food and it enhances the sweetness of food. It can also keep food longer.

Maltol E636 is a flavor enhancer extensively used in food, beverage, tobacco, brewery, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries.  When combined  with other substances, Maltol will increase and sustain their sweetness and fragrance. It is also used to formulated additives for food, cigarettes and cosmetics.

Maltol E636 is used as flavor and the uses as follows:


In Food

Maltol E636 can be used as flavor enhancer in food such as in soft drink, ice cream and ice frozen novelties, sorbets, roasted food, pudding, jelly, ketchup, chocolate and candy.

Maltol E636 Reference Usage in Food
In Soft drinks: 4.1  mg/L
In Ice cream, frozen products: 8.7 mg/kg
In Bakery: 30 mg/kg
In Pudding: 7.5 mg/kg
In Jelly: 90 mg/kg
In Fragrance intensifier: 50-250 mg/kg

In Beverage

Maltol E636 can be used as flavor enhancer in beverage.

In Pharmaceutical

Maltol E636 can be used as intermediate in Pharmaceutical.

In Health and Personal care

Maltol E636 can be used as flavoring agent in Cosmetics.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Maltol E636 can be used in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Maltol E636 can be used in cigarettes.

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