Alginate salts series PGA with proof White color Powder for
Detailed Product Description
|Appearance:||White Or Light Yellow Powder||CAS NO.:||9005-37-2|
|Molecular Formula:||(C9H14O7)n||Degree Of Esterification:||≥ 80.0|
1. Quick Detail :
PGA (the abbreviated name of Propylene glycol alginate ), is
derived from alginic acid which is extracted from natural seaweed.
It is in the form of white or flaxen powder. Aqueous solution is
viscous colloid. Compared with alginate,it has better resistance
against acid and salts. And PGA is a good seaweed based food
additive which has excellent performance.
2. Description :
PGA is an emulsifier, stabilizer, and thickener used in food
products. It is a food additive with E number E405. Chemically,
propylene glycol alginate is an ester of alginic acid, which is
derived from kelp. Some of the carboxyl groups are esterified with
propylene glycol, some are neutralized with an appropriate alkali,
and some remain free.
3. Applications :
1, In food industry, used as thickener, emulsifier and stabilizer.
2, PGA has good acid-proof property, can be used in conditions with
pH at 3-5.
3, PGA has strong frothing and emulsifying ability. Widely used as
a stabilizer for yoghurt, flavoring and beer foam.
Application ratio guide:
|Usage||Function||Dosage (%)||MaxDosage (g/Kg)|
|Lactic acid beverage||Acid resistant, stabilizing milk protein||0.2—0.7||4.0|
|Juice||Acid resistant, stabilizing, dispersing||0.2—0.7||3.0|
|Instant foods||Hydration, texturing agent||0.2—0.5||5.0|
|Spreads||Emulsifying and stabilizing||0.1—0.3||5.0|
|Flavoring||Salt resistance, acid proof, thickening||0.1—0.3||4.0|
|Coffee conditioner||Emulsifying, thickening||0.1—0.3||3.0|
4. Specifications :