Pectin powder, E440, CAS no.9000-69-5, Pectin is traditionally used as a gelling agent in a wide range of fruit-based products,such as jams, marmalades, jellies, fruit preparations for yoghurts and desserts and fruit filling for bakery products. Pectin used to improve the mouth-feel and the pulp stability in juice based drinks and as a stabiliser in acidic protein beverages. Pectin also reduces syneresis in jams and marmalades and increases the gel strength of low calorie jams. Pectin is used in confectionery jellies to give a good gel structure and a clean bite. The typical dosage of pectin in food applications is between 0.5 – 1.0%. Besides its use in the food industry, pectin is also used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. As a professional supplier of Pectin powder, we supply High methylester (HM) pectin, DE (Degree of methyl Esterification ) higher than 50 and Low methylester (LM) pectin, DE lower than 50 food grade/pharma grade.
|Degree of esterification||62-66%|
|Galacturonic acid||>65 %|
|pH of 1% solution||2.8-3.3|
|Loss on drying, %||<=12|
|Particle size||At least 99% less than 0.250 mm test sieve|
|Colour,Flavor||A creamy-white to light brown, of neutral odor and flavor|
|Acid-insoluble ash||<1 %|
|Free methyl, ethyl and isopropyl alcohol||<1 %|
|Total plate count||< 1000/g|
|Yeast and mould||< 100/g|
|Coliforms||absent in 1 g|
|E. Coli||absent in 1 g|
|Staphylococcus aureus||absent in 1 g|
|Salmonella||absent in 25 g|
Pectin 62-66% is an slow setting high methoxyl pectin, extracted from Citrus peel, and it is compound. Application areas are jams at a dosage of 0.35-0.6%. Potentiel benfits are the high gel strength and an excellent flavour release.Legal statusFood additives contained in pectin conform to the definition and specifications from JECFA(FAO/WHO).FDA(21 CFR) and European Commission directive 2008/84/EC. However, we recommend that the user ensures that this product is in compliance with the local regulations in force, particularly in the country where is to be consumed.
As a professional Pectin supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Pectin for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Citrus Peel and apple peel are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Pectin manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Pectin will be stable in the coming months.
Pectin is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide stronger texture to protein drinks, such as drinking yogurt.
Pectin is a structural heteropolysaccharide extracted from citrus fruits, generally recognized as halal.
Pectin is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Side Effect of Pectin
Although Pectin generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:
Decrease in Appetite
Pectin can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Pectin is used in food such as yogurt, confectionery and acid milk drinks, jams, jellies and bakery fillings. Pectin is used as a gelling agent, thickening agent and stabilizer in food.