Trehalose is a safe and reliable natural sugar, known as “sugar of life” in the scientific community. It is 45% as sweet as granulated sugar. It is important in moisturizing cosmetics and has GRAS status.
Trehalose is a natural alpha-linked disaccharide formed by an α, α-1, 1-glucoside bond between two α-glucose units. It is Safe and edible. Non-hygroscopic, not easily colored, acid-stable, heat-resistant. It has applications as a new type of sweetener/Natural food protective agent/Multifunctional flavor modifying agent/Natural raw material for health food/Natural replenishment of moisture Food Industry 1. Bakery products & western - style cakes Products Trehalose can adjust the pastry ‵s sense of icing sugar, sweetness and aroma, make the surface of cake more moist, taste fluffy , soft and delicious. Effectively inhibit bad taste after long chew, make cakes maintain soft state for a long time even after freeze and thawing. 2. Sweets Products Trehalose can adjust sweetness, reduce the moisture free move in multicomponent products, Used as candy coating can form a stable non-hygroscopic layer, can prevent the hydrolysis and color change, protect teeth. 3. Pudding & Ice-cream Products Reduce the set point of frozen products, adjust sweetness, inhibit the protein denaturation, make the product with unique delicious flavor, can keep products shape unchanged, prevent moisture absorption. 4. Beverages Products Using properties of low sweetness and low quantity of heat, trehalose extremely applicable to energy drinks to improve durability. Added in alcoholic beverages, make drinks taste better. 5. Rice & Flour Products Trehalose can inhibit starch aging, keep the original color, improve the frozen products freezing resistance and more chewiness. 6. Aquatic products & seafood Trehalose can be used as seafood protective agent at low temperature, keep freshness to improve the quality of the taste of seafood. Cosmetics Industry Trehalose can effectively protect the epidermis cell, effective against skin aging, gently moisturize skin, make the skin luster, bright, tender, smooth, naturally healthy and elasticity. Trehalose, as a new generation of super moisturizing will become a focus in the cosmetics consumption.