Pectin

Food thickener, E440, CAS no. 9000-69-5, HS code130220

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Pectin powder, E440, CAS no.9000-69-5, Pectin is traditionally used as a gelling agent in a wide range of fruit-based products,such as jams, marmalades, jellies, fruit preparations for yoghurts and desserts and fruit filling for bakery products. Pectin used to improve the mouth-feel and the pulp stability in juice based drinks and as a stabiliser in acidic protein beverages. Pectin also reduces syneresis in jams and marmalades and increases the gel strength of low calorie jams. Pectin is used in confectionery jellies to give a good gel structure and a clean bite. The typical dosage of pectin in food applications is between 0.5 – 1.0%. Besides its use in the food industry, pectin is also used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. As a professional supplier of Pectin powder, we supply High methylester (HM) pectin, DE (Degree of methyl Esterification ) higher than 50 and Low methylester (LM) pectin, DE lower than 50 food grade/pharma grade.

CAS No. : 9000-69-5
Chemical Formula : C6H10O7
E No. : E440
HS code : 130220

Pectin Specification

Degree of esterification 62-66%
Galacturonic acid   >65 %
pH of 1% solution 2.8-3.3
Loss on drying, % <=12
Texture free-flowing powder
Particle size At least 99% less than 0.250 mm test sieve
Colour,Flavor A creamy-white to light brown, of neutral odor and flavor
Ash content <5%
Acid-insoluble ash <1 %
SO2 <50 mg/kg
Free methyl, ethyl and isopropyl alcohol <1 %
Lead <5mg/kg

 

Arsenic <3mg/kg
Total plate count < 1000/g
Yeast and mould < 100/g
Coliforms absent in 1 g
E. Coli absent in 1 g
Staphylococcus aureus absent in 1 g
Salmonella absent in 25 g

Pectin 62-66% is an slow setting high methoxyl pectin, extracted from Citrus peel, and it is compound. Application areas are jams at a dosage of 0.35-0.6%. Potentiel benfits are the high gel strength and an excellent flavour release.

Legal status

Food additives contained in pectin conform to the definition and specifications from JECFA(FAO/WHO).FDA(21 CFR) and European Commission directive 2008/84/EC. However, we recommend that the user ensures that this product is in compliance with the local regulations in force, particularly in the country where is to be consumed.

As a professional supplier of Pectin powder, we supply High methylester (HM) pectin, DE (Degree of methyl Esterification ) higher than 50 and Low methylester (LM) pectin, DE lower than 50 food grade/pharma grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for Pectin . If you want to buy Pectin or learn more this product, you can send us inquiry.

Price trend of Pectin

Upstream: Prices of upstream Citrus Peel and apple peel are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Pectin manufacturers change much. The supply is tight and price is higher.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Pectin will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: High methylester (HM) pectin, DE (Degree of methyl Esterification ) higher than 50 and Low methylester (LM) pectin, DE lower than 50 food grade/pharma grade.

Pectin gluten free

Yes. Pectin is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide stronger texture to protein drinks, such as drinking yogurt.

Halal Certified Pectin

Pectin is a structural heteropolysaccharide extracted from citrus fruits. As a plant derived ingredients, Pectin is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Pectin is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Pectin

Pectin is a structural heteropolysaccharide extracted from citrus fruits. As a plant derived ingredients, Pectin is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Pectin is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Pectin MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Store in original package, cool and dry.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.

Side Effect of Pectin

1. When taken by mouth in combination with guar gum and insoluble fiber, pectin can cause diarrhea, gas, and loose stools. 2. Inhalation of tara gum powder can cause respiratory problem.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. pectin is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Application and Uses of pectin

Pectin application and uses such as: jams, jellies and bakery fillings.for beverage, dressings, jams, jellies, bakery filings, for skin feel modification in personal care products.Specialty Pectin made to mimic a fat-like mouthfeel.

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