High Methoxyl Citrus Pectin Powder In Bulk Thickeners Nutrition Enhancers
Pectin powder is a kind of from white to light brown powder with- 1, 4 glycosidic bond of containing the 200-1000 - D - galactose drunken linear polysaccharide hyaluronic acid unit, and in middle layer and the cell walls of plant cells, which has mechanical connection effect, both elastic and other substances that make up effectively connected the cell wall, is one of the important material, cement plant cell in plants, playing a control the flow of fluid in the important role of water and plants.
Function of pectin powder
Pectin is one of the most versatile stabilizers available. The production and application development has been many years and resulted in a large expansion of the opportunities and applicability of pectin. 1. Pectin is a key stabilizer in many food products. 2. Pectin is a natural component of all edible plant material. 3. Pectin is located in the plant cell walls and in a layer between the cells called middle lamella. 4. Pectin gives firmness to the plants and influences growth and water household. 5. Pectin is a soluble dietary fiber. 6. Pectin is a polymer of galacturonic acid and with that an acidic polysaccharide, and Part of the acids are present as methyl ester.
Application of pectin powder
Pectin was discovered in the nineteenth century, and has been used at home and in industry for many years. 1. The main use for Pectin is as a gelling agent, thickening agent and stabilizer in food. 2. The classical application is giving the jelly-like consistency to jams or marmalades, which would otherwise be sweet juices. 3. It is widely used in food industry, such as jams and jellies, fruit preparation, bakery jellies, confectionery, yogurt and acidified milk drinks, beverage, frozen food. 4. It is also applied in pharmaceutical and cosmetic field.