There are two types of pectin: apple pectin and citrus pectin. As a pectin supplier ,we have many years experience. Here is supplier introduces citrus pectin to you.
Supplier introduces citrus pectin
Citrus pectin is a naturally occurring polysaccharide found in citrus fruits. Such as oranges, limes and lemons. People can use citrus pectin as a thickener when heated with sugar. These properties of citrus pectin are use to make jams and jellies. In addition, people can also use citrus pectin in industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, personal care and cosmetics. According to the product type, the citrus pectin market is divide into high methoxy pectin and low methoxy pectin.
The demand for pectin in various industries
The demand for citrus pectin in the baking and confectionery industry continues to grow. It is expected to promote the growth of this market during the forecast period. Pectin is used as a sugar substitute or fat in low-calorie foods and baked jams. The demand for citrus pectin in the confectionery industry continues to grow. Because it is used in jams and jellies to provide a gel-like structure. And help to release a good taste. Citrus pectin also helps to improve the color, texture and shelf life of confectionery products.
Both high methoxy and low methoxy pectins are use in the confectionery industry. When using high methoxy pectin instead of low methoxy pectin. Candy shops need to use more than 10% more pectin to achieve the same hardness as low-methoxy pectin.
In baked products such as pastries and pastries, the gelling properties of pectin help prevent discoloration and drying out of the fruit. The FDA believes that citrus pectin is safe to use as an emulsifier and thickener.
Benefits of citrus pectin
In addition, citrus pectin can reduce the body’s ability to absorb the important nutrient β-carotene, as well as other drugs. Examples include digoxin (a heart drug), tetracycline antibiotics, and lovastatin (a cholesterol-lowering drug).
People widely use citrus pectin in the medical field because of its use as a binder, suspending agent, stabilizer, binding agent and film-forming agent.
Pectin is also break down into various tablets and use as a component of the topical treatment matrix. The pharmaceutical industry is also using citrus pectin as an excipient. In the pharmaceutical industry, people also widely use citrus pectin to treat gastrointestinal diseases and reduce blood cholesterol levels. People can also use it to treat various metal poisonings and cancers.
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