- Lecithin is a phospholipid found in membrane cells of mammals. Lecithin has emulsifying and stabilizing properties, is the most commonly used emulsifier in food processing technology.
- Lecithin can easily be extracted chemically or mechanically from soybeans and oilseeds.
- Wide range of lecithin lines (IP, PCR negative, Standard, De-oiled, …), the quality is controlled according to international standards.
- ISO 22000
Food and beverage:
- Cake: Lecithin has an emulsifying effect (could be combined with other emulsifiers), to mix ingredients more evenly, increases the ability to bind and retain water, soft dough, easier kneading process, less sticky and easy to remove outsite pan, anti-oxidation property to help stabilize oils or fats in cakes, increase shelf life. The amount used is 0.2-0.5% of the powder weight.
- Instant noodles: Prevents starch retrogradation, dosage 0.2-0.4% on powder weight.
- Ready-to-eat foods & beverages: Assists in dispersing and dissolving (helps high-fat ingredients easily to absorb water and disperse, protein-rich ingredients easily disperse without clumping due to affinity with water) such as beverage powders, meal replacement shakes, soups, sauces, protein drinks, milk and non-dairy powders, and dry instant formulas. The emulsifier in dairy and non-dairy beverage products. Usage amount 0.2-1.0%.
- Candy: In candies, lecithin acts as a natural emulsifier, antioxidant, flavor storage, avoiding phase separation after the candy cooking process, limiting adhesion during cooling and cutting for chocolate candies, hard candies, other candies.
- Other: emulsifier in meat, sauces, dips, cheese, margarine, ice cream.
- Use as a wetting agent, dispersant, carrier and emulsifier, use in intravenous (IV) injection (only certain emulsions are considered safe for use in intravenous injection 9IV) including lecithin, polysorbate 80 and Poloxamer 188).
- Cleanser, moisturizer, cream, lipstick, … with the function of making lipstick soft and easy to use.
- Increase the elasticity of the mask.
- Protect hair, keep the elasticity of nails.
- The foaming agent in shaving cream,…
- Dosage 0.5-1%.