Chitoly™ OM
Water-soluble mushroom chitosan
Price : 70.00 EUR ( Click here to check you member price ) Package : 500 gr/bottle
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Description

Chitoly® OM is a water-soluble fungal chitosan made from the cell walls of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) and is mainly used as an edible fresh-keeping coating to extend the freshness of fruit and beverages.

 

 

Application

Applications

Growth control of Total Plate Count

Dosage

Beverages

Orange juice

Delay of rancidity, ascorbic acid degradation and microbial spoilage, clarification

1.2 g/L

Apple juice

1.5 g/L

Fruits & Vegetables

Fresh fruits

5-10 g/kg

 

Key Benefits

• Edible and biologically safe fresh-keeping coatings

• Shelf life extension

• Natural, clean-label as aid-processing

Regulation

Chitosan has been recently approved for use as a novel food ingredients and aid-processing in Europe ((EC) No. 258/97, EFSA), USA (21 CFR 170.36, FDA), Australia and New Zealand (F2014L00033, Food Standards Australia New Zealand).

The regulations governing the use of Chitoly® OM vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available on request.