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Lactic acid powder

 I. Introduction
1, Product Description
Honghui Lactic acid powder is the powder form of natural L-Lactic acid formation from Glucose sugar. It’s a formulation mix powder contains ingredients of lactic acid(approx. 60%) and calcium lactate(approx. 40%). It’s a white granules or powder, has a natural mildly lactic acid flavor, slightly hygroscopic in the air. It’s soluble in water with pH(10% solution) of lactic acid powder 55% pH 3.2-3.4 and lactic acid powder 60% pH 3.1-3.3.

2, physical-chemical properties
Product Name: L-Lactic acid powder (ɑ-Hydroxypropanoic acid, Calcium hydroxy propionate)
Appearance: white granules or powder
Molecular formula: C3H6O3 (Lactic acid), (C3H5O3)2Ca (calcium lactate)
Molecular Weight: 90 g / mol (Lactic acid), 218 g / mol (calcium lactate)

3, Assay and Purity
Lactic acid: 58-62% (Lactic acid powder 60%), 53-57% (Lactic acid powder 55%)
Calcium lactate: 37-41% (Lactic acid powder 60%), 40-44% (Lactic acid powder 55%)
Silicates: 1-3%
Water content%: ≤2%

4, Microbiology
Total number of bacteria: ≤ 1000 cfu / g
Molds: ≤ 100 cfu / g
Yeast: ≤ 100cfu / g

II product Applications

1, Confectionary

Lactic acid powder is used as sour flavor agent in the confectionary candy industry. It can make candy surface slightly white apperance, with long-lasting moderate acid flavor, improve the natural flavor of candy, make the sweetness more durable. It not only make the mouth taste smooth, it also can enhance the calcium ions. It also can be used for sour sanding confectionery to avoid the surface wet during shelf life because of the low hygroscopicity of the acid powder. Give the acid sanded candy with a good appearance. Dosage: 0.5-3%

Its annual demand is 1000-1500 tons in the United States and Europe market.

2, Seasonings

In sauces, chicken seasoning, cheese and butter aspects to highlight its products itself has the aroma or flavor, improve the stability of the active ingredients and products, with moderate acidity; and wherein the cream cheese in the European Union, the United States, Australia, New Zealand application of lactic acid powder and other countries of the broader market. Condiment industry's future growth in the market space is large, especially in Asia, can open up new market space; McCormick food needs 150-200 tons per year.

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