Glucono Delta Lactone CAS 9000-70-8

Glucono Delta Lactone CAS 9000-70-8

Glucono delta-lactone (GDL), also known as gluconolactone, is a food additive with the E number E575 used as a sequestrant, an acidifier, or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent. It is a lactone (cyclic ester) of D-gluconic acid. Pure GDL is a white odorless crystalline powder.

Introduction

Gluconolactone is a food additive that is a white, odorless crystalline powder. The main purpose of gluconate is as a protein coagulant, can be used for tofu production; sour agent, can be used for fruit juice drinks and jelly; preservatives, can be used for fish, meat, poultry, shrimp and other preservative preservation, Not browning, while maintaining the elasticity of meat; leavening agent, and sodium bicarbonate compatibility, mixed into a baking powder for bread food. As a chelating agent, can be used for grape juice or other berry juice, add this product to prevent the formation of tartar. For dairy products, can prevent the formation of milk.

Functions and Applications

Glucono delta-lactone (GDL), also known as gluconolactone, is a food additive with the E number E575 used as a sequestrant, an acidifier, or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent. It is a lactone (cyclic ester) of D-gluconic acid. Pure GDL is a white odorless crystalline powder.

GDL is commonly found in honey, fruit juices, personal lubricants, and wine[citation needed]. GDL is neutral, but hydrolyses in water to gluconic acid which is acidic, adding a tangy taste to foods, though it has roughly a third of the sourness of citric acid. It is metabolized to glucose; one gram of GDL yields roughly the same amount of metabolic energy as one gram of sugar.


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