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Food grade gelatin powder supplier in China

Food grade gelatin powder supplier in China2019.12.02

Gelatin is usually a translucent, colorless, flavorless sheet or powder derived from collagen taken from the animal body parts. Gelatin are widely used in our daily life, and they can be divided into photographic gelatin, food grade gelatin, medicinal and industrial gelatin according to different applications. In this article, we will talk about the production, use, safety concerns about the food grade gelatin powder.


food grade gelatin for yogurt


How is the food grade gelatin powder produced?


Most food grade gelatin powder is derived from pork skins, pork, fish or cattle bones. Some companies specify the source of the gelatin used because the some of the religious objections or cultural taboos (Kosher, HALAL, etc). The raw materials are prepared by different curing, acid and alkali processes that are employed to extract the dried collagen hydrolysate, and different process may have great effects on the final gelatin products.


food grade gelatin for confectionery


What functions does food grade gelatin powder have in food industry?


In the food industry, food grade gelatin powder can be used as stabilizer, thickener, or texturizer and can be used in the production of jelly, cream cheese, gummy candy, ice cream, yogurt, frozen food, etc. Food grade gelatin can also be used in pharmaceuticals like capsules, tablets sugar coating, etc. It is reported that more than 60% of the gelatin are used in the food and confectionary industry, they can keep the soft gummy candies in stable form. Besides, they can also be used as emulsifier and adhesives to reduce brittleness, and facilitate cutting, thus preventing the breakage of various types of confectionery and improving the yield of finished products.


gelatin used in ice cream


Does food grade gelatin have side effects on human body?


Food grade gelatin powder is made from animal by-products from the meat industry, including skin, bones and connective tissues. People may concern about the potential risk of transmitting animal diseases, such as the mad cow disease. And many food authorities have studied about the safety of the food grade gelatin, and have revealed that the risk associated with animal bone gelatin is very low or zero. Some other people are worried about the side effects of gelatin, because some food producers use the industrial gelatin illegally in food or not according to the standards of the food industry.


pharmaceutical grade gelatin


Where to find quality food grade gelatin powder in China?


As the leading B2B platform for food ingredients, OKCHEM has gathered the top-quality food ingredients suppliers in China. Among them, Zibo Ouchang Gelatin Company is one of leading gelatin manufacturers and exporters, specialized in producing high quality of food grade gelatin ,pharmaceutical grade gelatin and industrial gelatin in China, click here to inquire.


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