e1520 Propane-1, 2-Diol (Propylene Glycol)

Food additive with stabilizing, solvent for other flavors, wetting, anti-caking, defoaming, emulsifying and thickening role. It is an organic compound, found as a slightly viscous liquid, with sweet taste and odorless, also known as antigel. It is used in the tobacco indistru, in cosmetics, in medical applications, but it is also especially used as a solvent for flavors and colorants. In foods that are ready for consumption it is not allowed to have a quantity higher than 3g/kg, and in beverages is not allowed to have a quantity higher than 1g/l. It can also be found on the market in the composition of essences of rum, vanilla, lemon etc., where it is used as a solvent of those flavors.

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e953 Isomalt
Food additive with multiple functions. It is a natural product with anti-caking, thickening, emulsifying, glazing role and is a substance-support for other additives and sweeteners. Due to its high temperature stability, this sweetener is successfully used in heat-treated…
e955 Sucralose
Food additive with sweetening role, obtained by chemical processes from regular sugar, being 600 times sweeter than sugar, very stable at any pH and at high temperatures, as well as over time, thus allowing its use in a…
e957 Thaumatin
Food additive with flavor enhancing and sweetening role. It is a natural product, obtained from the katemfe’s fruit seed husks of the Thaumatococcus daniellii shrub that grows in West Africa. As a sweetener, thaumatin is 2000 times sweeter…
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