Sorbitol has many uses in consumer products due to its superior ability to retain moisture. Our product is USP/BP grade. Sorbitol is a naturally occurring ingredient found in many edible fruits and berries, such as mountain ash, cherries, plums, pears, apples, and even in seaweed. Sorbitol is suitable for use in skin products such as moisturisers.
How is Sorbitol powder manufactured?
Manufactured by pressure hydrogenation of dextrose with nikel catalyst. Sorbitol is used as a humeactant in many types of products for protection against loss of moisture content. The moisture-stabilizing and textural properties of sorbitol are used in the production of confectionery, baked goods and chocolate where products tend to become dry or harden. Its moisture-stabilizing action protects these products from drying and maintains their initial freshness during storage. AKA crystaline sorbitol.
What does Sorbitol do?
Sorbitol has been affirmed as GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is approved for use by the European Union and numerous countries around the world, including Australia, Canada and Japan. Sorbitol can be used as a bulk sweetener, humectant and stabiliser in biscuits, pastry products or as a compression agent in sugar free confectionery. These include chewing gums, tablets and other pan coated products.
When do you use Sorbitol powder?
Sorbitol is very stable and chemically unreactive. It can withstand high temperatures and does not participate in Maillard (browning) reactions. This is an advantage, for example, in the production of cookies where a fresh color with no appearance of browning is desired. Sorbitol also combines well with other food ingredients such as sugars, gelling agents, proteins and vegetable fats. It functions well in many food products such as chewing gums, candies, frozen desserts, cookies, cakes, icings and fillings as well as oral care products, including toothpaste and mouthwash.
How to use Sorbitol Powder.
Occurs naturally in some fruits and berries. Sorbitol, a polyol (sugar alcohol), is a bulk sweetener found in numerous food products. In addition to providing sweetness, it is an excellent humectant and texturizing agent. Sorbitol is about 60 percent as sweet as sucrose with one-third fewer calories. It has a smooth mouthfeel with a sweet, cool and pleasant taste. It is non-cariogenic and may be useful to people with diabetes. Sorbitol has been safely used in processed foods for almost half a century. It is also used in other products, such as pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. We have been supplying an increasing number of make up and special effects people to make fake blood.
Food additive number
420, Humectant (420), Humectant 420
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The majority of our customers do not require this paperwork so we are able to pass on the savings. The cost of supplying this paperwork for a $10 product outstrips the product price. Compliance is a major cost to our company and if you require this then its only fair you share the cost. These fees can get quite high for example with all the information required for Organic Certification. See below on how to avoid the fees.
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