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16 Apr / 2018

Gellan Gum E418

What is Gellan Gum E418? Gellan gum E418 is a kind of microbial extra cellular polysaccharide. It is functioned as a thickening, gelling agent and stabilizing agent. Gellan gum has been used in the food, medicine(e.g. soft or hard capsule), cosmetic, chemical industry, etc. Gellan gum has two types: low acyl Gellan
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13 Apr / 2018

Pectin E440

What is Pectin E440? Pectin definition Pectin E440 is defined as a polymer containing galacturonic acid units (at least 65%). The acid groups commonly combines with methanol as a methyl ester, or combines with sodium, potassium, calcium or ammonium as salts, and amide groups may also be present in some pectins. Pectin
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9 Apr / 2018

Agar agar E406

What is Agar agar E406? Agar agar meaning: same as Agar, Agar agar E406 is a natural hydrocolloid extracted from red algae such as Gracilaria and Gelidiume from sea, used as gelling agent in food preparation. As one of the three most extensively applied algal hydrocolloids in the world, Agar agar
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What is Xanthan gum E415? Xanthan gum E415 food additive is a widely used polysaccharide and can be used in food as an emulsifier, stabilizer, gel thickener, sizing agent, and film forming agent. It is a white light or yellow light powder. Xanthan gum E415 can be made from a range
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What is Carrageenan E407? Carrageenan E407 is a family of linear sulfated polysaccharide present in certain species of red seaweed. Carrageenan E407 is made up of repeating units of sulfated D-galactoseand 3,6-anhydro-D-galactose. Carrageenan E407 is a thickener made from seaweed used as gelling agent, stabilizer and thickener. There are three types of
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What is Monk fruit sweetener? Monk fruit sweetener is also called monk fruit extract. It is the extract of the Luo Han Guo/Monk fruit. Mogroside V is the main sweetener component. Other extract components include: mogroside II, mogroside III, mogroside IV, mogroside VI, flavonoids, melanoidins, protein fragments and so on. To
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What is Stevioside and Rebaudioside A Stevioside and Rebaudioside A are all stevia compound. Other stevia compounds are like Rebaudioside B, Rebaudioside C, Rebaudioside D, Rebaudioside F, Dulcoside A, Rubusoside and Steviolbioside which are also present in stevia. What is stevioside? Stevioside is a Stevio glycoside derived from the stevia plant, which can be used as a sweetener. Stevioside
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9 Mar / 2018

Glucosyl stevia

Glucosyl stevia
What is Glucosyl stevia? Glucosyl Stevia is a stevia-based flavors and flavor modifiers for use in food and beverage products.  It is also called Glucosyl Steviosides, Enzymatically Modified Stevia Glucosyl Stevia or Enzymatically Modified Stevia. Glucosyl Stevia is made by the selective introduction of Glucosyl into Steviol glycosides molecule with the biological enzyme technology, which
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3 Mar / 2018

Sodium benzoate E211

What is Sodium benzoate E211? Sodium benzoate E211 is used as food preservative with an E number of E211. Sodium Benzoate E211 is a food grade preservative generally regarded as safe (GRAS) worldwide. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid E210 and synthesized by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid. Sodium benzoate E211 has effective antimicrobial action against yeasts, molds,
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24 Feb / 2018

Potassium sorbate E202

What is Potassium sorbate E202? Potassium sorbate E202 is the potassium salt of sorbic acid, chemical formula CH3CH=CH−CH=CH−CO2K, a white crystalline powder or granular or pellets. Potassium sorbate is a FDA approved preservative used in food to extend the shelf life of food, it is also effective in other uses such as in wine and
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