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Zemea® USP-FCC Propanediol for Food and Flavors

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Pure Goodness.

Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol is a pure, naturally derived ingredient for food and beverage products, as well as a carrier for flavors and extracts.  A welcome alternative to petroleum-based ingredients, it offers formulators the potential for reduced bitterness and overall improved sweetness perception in their final products.

Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol is currently approved for use in food and flavor applications in the U.S. It is approved for flavor applications in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Australia, and New Zealand.

Function:

  • Carrier
  • Direct food additive
  • Taste modifier
  • Humectant
  • Extraction Solvent
  • Diluent

Applications:

  • Flavors, extracts, aroma chemicals
  • Beverages
  • Dairy products
  • Bakery and confectionery
  • Snack foods
  • Prepared foods
  • Food color

Benefits:

  • Reduced Bitterness
  • Enhanced sweetness
  • Enhanced flavor sensory
  • Improved humectancy
  • Lowers water activity
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Unique solubility properties
  • Alternative to petroleum-based ingredients

Approvals:

  • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
  • Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • 100% bio-based USDA