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HM pectin for high Acidic food products
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HM pectin for high acidic food products

HM pectin is high methoxyl pectin. It is the most typical type of pectin. We can use it to do high acidic food products. So we can study to use it.

Product specifications of HM pectin

CharacteristicsFree flowing pale brown powder;Slight, free from off-flavors; Slight, free from off-note
Degree of Esterification66-69%
Loss on drying12% Max
PH(1% sollution)3.0-3.6
Ash5% Max
Acid Insoluble Ash1% Max
Free Methyl Alcohol1% Max
SO2 Content10ppm Max
Galacturonic Acid65% Min
Nitrogen Content1% Max
Heavy Metals(As Pb)15mg/kg Max
Lead5mg/kg Max
Arsenic2mg/kg Max
Total Plant Count<1000 cfu/g
Yeast & Mould<100 cfu/g
SalmonellaAbsent in 25g
E. ColiAbsent in 1g
Staphylococcus AureusAbsent in 1g

The role and benefits of HM pectin manufacturer

1.It may promote gut health

Your gut microorganism needs probiotics and probiotics to stay healthy. Probiotics are healthy bacteria in the gut. It can break down certain foods, kill dangerous organisms and produce vitamins. Prebiotics can help feed these beneficial bacteria. Because it stimulates the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria, HM pectin is considered a prebiotic. More importantly, it may help inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in the digestive tract. So HM pectin is benefit to our body. We can use it in our recipe. The main medicinal use of HM pectin is as a natural medicine for digestive system diseases. Since HM pectin is rich in fiber, it can be used to help regulate bowel movements. It can help tighten stools, reduce inflammation associated with diarrhea, and help resolve constipation. It is also used to help treat other related digestive diseases.

2.It may aid weight loss

HM pectin can help weight loss by delaying gastric emptying. A slower digestion may help you feel fuller for longer. In turn, this may reduce your food intake, which can lead to weight loss. Therefore, HM pectin can help you stay full for a long time, thereby helping to reduce weight. For people who need to lose weight, exercise and a healthy diet are very important. We can add HM pectin to the recipe. Help us lose weight through a healthy diet. HM pectin can make people feel full and can prevent us from overeating. It can better to help us lose weight. So it is also the HM pectin benefit. We can use it to help us have a healthier body.

3.It may relieves constipation

HM pectin is not a laxative, but it helps prevent and relieve constipation by absorbing water from the digestive tract. However, taking too much HM pectin without water can cause constipation due to excessive water absorption. It will keep you regular with the right amount of regular use. Taking a certain amount of HM pectin every day can effectively reduce constipation. HM pectin can improve colonic transit and relieve symptoms of constipation. Constipation and diarrhea are common symptoms. In fact, many people around the world suffer from chronic constipation. HM pectin can relieve diarrhea and constipation. As a gel-forming fiber, HM pectin easily absorbs water. It has been proven to normalize stool. People who take HM pectin daily have fewer symptoms of diarrhea and constipation. HM pectin is a gel-forming fiber and helps relieve constipation and diarrhea.

4.It may stabilize blood pressure

HM pectin has been shown to help maintain normal blood pressure and cholesterol metabolism. In particular, pectin from apples can improve cholesterol metabolism, thereby improving heart health. The maternal component of bile acids is cholesterol in the liver. By combining with bile acids in the small intestine, HM pectin can lower blood cholesterol levels. As bile acids are lost in the stool, more cholesterol is converted into bile acids, which helps lower cholesterol in the blood. HM pectin reduces bad cholesterol, but does not change good cholesterol. When consumed as soluble fiber, HM pectin can reduce total cholesterol by 5% to 16%. Due to its less gel-forming properties, the modified citrus pectin is significantly below this threshold. The ability of HM pectin to promote arterial health and maintain normal blood pressure can be explained by its ability to lower cholesterol.

5.It may reduce heavy metals

HM pectin can help detoxify because of its gel-forming properties and the ability to bind bile acids. HM pectin, like other gel-forming fibers, helps to remove heavy metals. Such as lead, mercury, cadmium and other pollutants. HM pectin can improve lead excretion in healthy individuals without adversely affecting or depleting key elements. Some studies have shown that HM pectin can improve iron absorption. Iron is an essential mineral that can transport oxygen throughout the body and make red blood cells. This is especially important for people with anemia, which is related to weakness and fatigue, usually caused by iron deficiency. HM pectin can improve the absorption of iron. So we can reduce the pollution metal content in the body by eating HM pectin. And increase the iron content that is beneficial to our health.

6.It may prevent diabetes

Dietary fiber is traditionally believed to help control blood sugar levels in diabetic patients. However, a review study concluded that only large amounts of certain types of fiber can lower blood sugar. Dietary supplementation of HM pectin has a great influence on the blood sugar control of diabetic patients. This shows that it is not very helpful in controlling diabetes. HM pectin improves glucose tolerance. Rich in pectin can lower blood sugar levels after meals. HM pectin can also reduce insulin resistance and blood sugar levels, and has an overall anti-diabetic effect. Soluble fibers such as HM pectin are thought to lower blood sugar levels. Taking HM pectin every day, blood sugar response improved. Therefore, HM pectin may help control blood sugar. We can add HM pectin to our diet. So as to better help us control blood sugar. Our bodies will also be healthier. Therefore, it is also HM pectin benefit.

Processing process of HM pectin manufacturer

1. Raw materials and their treatment

Both fresh peel or dried pomelo peel can be used as raw materials. Fresh peels should be processed in time to avoid pectinase hydrolysis in the raw materials and reduce the yield or gelatin of pectin. First crush the peel to a particle size of 2 to 3 mm, and place it in steam or boiling water for 5 to 8 minutes to inactivate the pectinase activity. The enzyme-killed raw materials are then soaked in water for 30 minutes and heated to 90°C for 5 minutes. The juice is pressed and rinsed with clean water several times to remove bitterness, pigment and soluble impurities as much as possible. The squeezed juice can be used to recover naringin. After the dry skin is soaked in warm water and rehydrated, take the same treatment as above for use.

2. Extraction

It is usually extracted by acid method. Pour the treated pomelo peel into the jacketed pot, add 4 times the water, adjust the pH to 1.5-2.0 with industrial hydrochloric acid, heat to 95°C, and keep the temperature constant for 60 minutes under constant stirring. Filter while hot to obtain the pectin extract. After cooling to 50°C, add 1% to 2% amylase to decompose the starch in it. When the enzyme action is over, heat it to 80°C to kill the enzyme. Then add 0.5% to 2% activated carbon, stir at 80°C for 20 minutes, and filter to obtain a decolorizing filtrate.

Due to the high content of calcium and magnesium ions in pomelo peel, these ions have a sealing effect on pectin and affect the conversion of pectin into water-soluble pectin. At the same time, the high impurity content in the peel affects the degree of gelatin, so acid extraction The rate is low and the quality is poor. In order to solve the above problems, based on the acid method, adding 5% 732 cation exchange resin based on the weight of the dry skin or adding 0.3% to 0.4% sodium hexametaphosphate based on the weight of the extract, the pectin yield of the former can be increased by 7.2%~ 8.56%, the degree of gelatin is increased by more than 30%, while the yield of the latter is increased by 25.35% to 35.2%, and the degree of gelatin can reach 180±3.

3. Concentration

The vacuum concentration method is used to increase the pectin content of the extract to 4% to 6.5% under the condition of 55 to 60°C, and then the subsequent processing is carried out. Studies have shown that ultrafiltration can be used for the concentration of pectin liquid. For example, a tubular polyacrylonitrile membrane ultrafilter with a cut molecular weight of 50000u can be used for ultrafiltration and concentration under the conditions of temperature 45℃, ph3.0 and pressure 0.2mpa. The concentration of pectin is concentrated to 4.21%, and its impurity content and regular production costs are only 1/5 and 1/2 to 1/3 of vacuum concentration, respectively.

4. Dry

The commonly used method is precipitation drying method, that is, 95% alcohol or metal salts such as aluminum and copper are used to precipitate pectin. The quality of pectin prepared by alcohol precipitation method is the best.

The method is: add 1.5% by weight industrial hydrochloric acid to the pectin concentrate, stir well, and then slowly add the same amount of 95% alcohol, and stir while adding to precipitate the pectin. Wash with 80% alcohol to remove alcohol-soluble impurities. Then wash twice with 95% acidic alcohol, squeeze it dry with a screw press, send the pectin precipitate to a vacuum dryer at 60°C to dry to a moisture content of less than 10%, grind the pectin finely, and seal and pack the pectin. Powder finished product. Precipitating pectin with metal salts has high impurity content and is rarely used now.

The application of HM pectin manufacturer

1. Pectin application

The function of pectin is to impart a texture to jam or jelly. It allows transportation without change, thereby providing good flavor release and minimizing syneresis. The use concentration range of pectin is 0.1-0.4%. Jellies and jams with a soluble solids content of at least 55% are the classic applications of our HM pectin. It ensures excellent flavor release, low syneresis and fruity sweetness.

2. Fruit preparations of yogurt

Pectin can produce a soft, partially thixotropic gel texture that is strong enough to ensure even fruit distribution, while allowing the fruit product to be easily blended into the yogurt. Especially when other plants reduce the color migration to the yogurt stage of the final product. The use concentration ranges from 0.5-1.2%.

3. Fruit drink concentrate

In this application, the gelatin in the final product is only evident as a thickening effect, because the agglomerated gel texture has been mechanically destroyed to obtain a smooth flow. The use concentration is 0.1-0.5%.

4. Confectionery products

Pectin is mainly used in the candy industry to make jelly and jelly center, flavored with natural fruit ingredients and synthetic spices. The use concentration ranges from 0.7-1.5%. If the wrong type of pectin is used, a confectionery product with 70%-80% soluble solids and a lower pH will cause a fast or even uncontrollable gelatin rate. It contains different well-balanced cushioning systems to provide consistent setting characteristics and consistent gel strength.

5. Dairy products

Pectin is used to stabilize yogurt products cultivated or produced by direct acidification. Pectin reacts with casein to prevent the aggregation of casein particles at a pH lower than the isoelectric pH (4.6), and allows pasteurization of yogurt products to extend their shelf life. The use concentration is 0.1-0.7%.

6. Medical applications

According to reports, pectin has many valuable biological effects. It can effectively remove heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, and barium, and can also reduce cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, and blood failure. The ability of pectin to treat severe gastric ulcers is used to produce pectin.


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