Maltodextrin powder, E1400, Cas no.9050-36-6, manufacturing process from corn, rice, potato starch, or wheat. Maltodextrin is a short chain of linked glucose (dextrose) molecules. It’s made by regulating starch hydrolysis and is classified as a sweet polysaccharide with highly water soluble with less browning effect compared to glucose syrups. Function and uses: Maltodextrin is generally used as a thickener or filler to in instant pudding and gelatins, sauces, and salad dressings, also used as a preservative or combined with artificial sweeteners to sweeten canned fruits, desserts, and powdered drinks. It’s even used as a thickener in personal care items like lotion and hair care products. As a professional Maltodextrin supplier, we supply Maltodextrin powder DE value 5-30 food grade/pharma grade.
Maltodextrin powder food grade Specification
|Appearance||White or light yellow powder|
|Colour in sloution||Colourless|
|Sulphate Ash||0.6% max|
|Iodine Experiment||Not changing blue|
|PH (5% solution)||4.0-6.0|
|Bulk Density (compacted)||500-650 g/l|
|Fatness %||5% max|
|Sulfur Dioxide||100ppm max|
|Total Plate Count||3000cfu/g max|
|E.coli (per100g)||30 max|
Upstream: Prices of upstream corn starch are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Maltodextrin manufacturers didn’t change much. Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable. Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Maltodextrin will be slowly moving down in the coming months.
5.1. Storage: kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging at room temperature, avoid moisture. 5.2. Handling precaution: Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved maltodextrin as a safe food additive. It’s included in the nutrition value of food as part of the total carbohydrate count. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, carbohydrates should make up no more than 45-65% of your overall calories. Ideally, most of those carbohydrates should be complex carbohydrates that are rich in fiber, not foods that quickly raise your blood sugar.
Maltodextrin be used in food, beer, cosmetics, ice cream, infant formula, brewing…When it’s added to foods, maltodextrin thickens the product, prevents crystallization and helps bind ingredients together. Also used to make carbohydrate supplements, it’s similar to dietary fiber and doesn’t provide calories or affect blood sugar..