Edible gelatin is a hydrolysate of collagen. The role and method of edible gelatin. It is a kind of fat-free high-protein, and does not contain cholesterol. It is a very good food thickener. Edible gelatin can be divided into four categories: photographic, edible, medicinal and industrial. As a manufacturer of edible gelatin, we will introduce it to you in detail.
The role and method of edible gelatin
Edible gelatin is a hydrolysate of collagen, a type of fat-free high-protein. And it does not contain cholesterol, it is a very good food glue/hydrocolloid/food glue. After eating, it won’t make people fat, and it won’t cause physical loss. The production method of edible gelatin is different from that of industrial gelatin. It needs to process with fresh, strictly quarantined, and non-chemically processed animal bones or raw skins such as pigs and cattle. Moreover, a fully enclosed assembly line is use for drying and crushing.
Standards for Edible Gelatin Technology
Edible gelatin is dry, clean, uniform, and free of inclusions. Pass through a standard sieve with a hole diameter of 4 mm. Processed into 10-120 mesh like milk powder. Contains 18 kinds of amino acids and 90% collagen. Rich in health and beauty effects, it has excellent colloidal protection, surface activity, viscosity, film-forming, suspensibility, buffering, wettability, stability and water solubility. Therefore, used in aspic, canned food, candy, sausage, vermicelli, instant noodles, ice cream and other food industries.
Uses of edible gelatin
Gelatin can be divided into four categories: photographic, edible, medicinal and industrial. As a thickening agent, the food industry is widely use edible gelatin to add jelly, food coloring, high-grade soft candy, ice cream, dry cool, yogurt, frozen food, etc. In the chemical industry, as a raw material for bonding, emulsification and high-end cosmetics usually use it.
Instructions for use of edible gelatin: It must soak in cold water for several hours before use. Next, it can avoid the occurrence of a large number of bubbles during heating and the stalemate caused by complete expansion. After it is fully expanded, it is heated in water. People should control the temperature of the glue below 70°C. Allow it to completely dissolve before use. The glue use up should store in a cold storage or a ventilated and cool place. In order to avoid hydrolysis and deterioration of the rubber, it will affect the use effect.
Packaging and storage of edible gelatin
A paper-plastic composite bag usually package this product, and the usual packaging specification is 25 kg per bag. This product should seal and store in a dry, ventilated, cool place, and should not stack in the open air. Prevent moisture, heat and sun exposure. Besides, the expiration date is two years at room temperature.
Raw materials for edible gelatin production
Edible gelatin needs to process with fresh, strictly quarantined, and without any chemical treatment of animal bones or raw skins such as pigs and cattle. Moreover, drying and crushing use a full enclose assembly line. Due to the bones or connective tissues of animals extract edible gelatin is a kind of glue. The main ingredient is protein, which is not a harmful substance, it is a legal food additive in itself. Various foods widely use it.
Gelatin is also a powerful protective colloid. It has strong emulsifying power and can inhibit the aggregation of milk, soy milk and other proteins caused by gastric acid after entering the stomach. So as to facilitate food digestion.
The above is a brief introduction to the role and method of edible gelatin. Not only are we one of the best gelatin suppliers in China, we are also collagen and pectin manufacturers. If you want to buy it or want to know more product information, please feel free to contact us.