food additive categories in China

- Aug 27, 2018-

What is a food additive? What are the categories in China? Food additives are a class of chemically synthesized or natural substances used to improve food quality, extend food shelf life, facilitate food processing, and increase the nutritional content of foods. Food additives are compound substances or natural substances added to foods for the purpose of improving the color, aroma, taste and the like of foods, and for the purpose of antisepsis and processing. At present, there are 23 categories of food additives in China, more than 2,000 varieties, including acidity regulators, emulsifiers, anti-caking agents, defoamers, antioxidants, bleaches, leavening agents, colorants, color-protecting agents, enzyme preparations, Flavor enhancers, nutritional enhancers, preservatives, sweeteners, thickeners, perfumes and so on. Our company mainly produces food emulsifiers. At present, the main varieties are DATEM, DMG, SSL, CSL, CITREM, PGE, PGPR, PGMS, LACTEM, ACETEM, etc. Our company also produces compound additives, BREAD IMPROVER, CAKE GEL EMULSIFIERS, ICE CREAM STABILIZER AND SO ON.