Food Grade GDL

Food Grade GDL

food grade Glucono delta-lactone (Food grade GDL ), also known as glucono lactone, is a food additive used as a sequestrant, an acidifier,or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent. It is a lactone of D-gluconic acid. Pure GDL is a white odorless crystalline powder. GDL has been marketed for use...

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food grade Glucono delta-lactone (Food grade GDL), also known as glucono lactone, is a food additive used as a sequestrant, an acidifier,or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent. It is a lactone of D-gluconic acid. Pure GDL is a white odorless crystalline powder.

GDL has been marketed for use in feta cheese.GDL is neutral, but hydrolysis in water to gluconic acid which is acidic, adding a tangy taste to foods, though it has roughly a third of the sourness of citric acid. It is metabolized to 6-phospho-D-gluconate; one gram of GDL yields roughly the same amount of metabolic energy as one gram of sugar.

Upon addition to water, GDL is partially hydrolysed to gluconic acid, with the balance between the lactone form and the acid form established as a chemical equilibrium. The rate of hydrolysis of GDL is increased by heat and high pH.


Brand: Fuyang,Huiyang

Origin:Shandong, China


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