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1. What is konjac and konjac powder?
Konjac, also known as Konjac glucomannan (KGM) or konyaku (konnyaku), is a type of perennial herbal plant belonging to the Araceae family. It is commonly referred to as konjak, Amorphophallus konjac, konjaku, konnyaku potato, devil's tongue, voodoo lily, snake palm, elephant yam (paeoniifolius), or shirataki.
Konjac primarily grows in mountainous regions at elevations ranging from 400 to 1500 meters above sea level. The plant is harvested once a year in October. China is the main producer of konjac, accounting for approximately 70% of the world's konjac production.
To obtain konjac powder, the konjac root undergoes a series of processes, including cleaning, peeling, cutting, drying, and milling.
Konjac gum is considered beneficial for health due to its unique properties and potential health effects. Here are some reasons why konjac gum is often regarded as a healthy ingredient:
1. Low in Calories and Carbohydrates: Konjac gum is very low in calories and carbohydrates, making it suitable for individuals who are watching their calorie or carbohydrate intake. It can be used as a substitute for higher-calorie and higher-carbohydrate ingredients in various food products.
2. High in Dietary Fiber: Konjac gum is rich in dietary fiber, specifically soluble fiber called glucomannan. Soluble fiber is known to promote feelings of fullness and can aid in weight management by reducing appetite and calorie intake.
3. Promotes Digestive Health: The soluble fiber in konjac gum can help support digestive health. It acts as a prebiotic, providing nourishment for beneficial gut bacteria. This can contribute to improved gut health and regular bowel movements.
4. Blood Sugar Management: Konjac gum has been studied for its potential to help manage blood sugar levels. The soluble fiber in konjac gum can slow down the absorption of glucose, which may help regulate blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity.
5. Cholesterol Management: Studies have shown that konjac gum may have cholesterol-lowering effects. The soluble fiber in konjac gum can bind to bile acids in the intestines, promoting their excretion. This process can help reduce cholesterol levels in the body.
6. Weight Management: Due to its low-calorie content and high fiber content, konjac gum can be beneficial for weight management. It can increase feelings of fullness, reduce calorie intake, and contribute to weight loss when incorporated into a balanced diet.
It's important to note that individual responses to konjac gum may vary, and it is always recommended to consume konjac gum as part of a balanced and varied diet. If you have any specific health concerns or medical conditions, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before making any significant dietary changes.
2. Advantages of konjac powder
|Cleaning label||Konjac powder is green and natural with clean label|
|High viscosity||Konjac gum has a viscosity of up to 40,000 millipascals · second (mPa.s) and water absorption of up to 40-100 times|
|Hydratability||Konjac powder has excellent hydration and does not degrade significantly even in ice water|
|Irreversible heat||Konjac powder can form a unique toughness of heat irreversible gel|
|Reversible heat||Konjac powder can also form a reversible gel system with carrageenan and xanthan gum|
|Nonionic colloid||Konjac powder belongs to non-ionic colloid. Compared to ionic colloid various ions, it has PH-Stability, Heat-Stability, Salt-Stability.|
3. Applications of konjac powder
konjac powder is usually used as food ingredients and additives such as thickner, stabilizers, nutritional supplements.
This is our regular specification, and we can also make customized specification according to your requirements.
|Grade||Konjac Powder||Konjac Flour||Purified Konjac Powder||Konjac Gum|
|Odor||Distinctive Smell of Konjac||Slight||Odorless||Odorless|
|Color||Light Yellow Powder||Light Yellow Powder||Milky and Ivory Powder||Milky and Ivory Powder|
|Total plate count||≤10000||≤10000||≤10000||≤10000||≤10000||≤10000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000||≤3000|
|Remark||Viscosity test conditions:1% solution,permanent 30°C temperature,BROOKFIELD rotating viscometer(RVDV-II+P),No.7 rotor,12 rolls/min.
Transparency Test Condition:0.5% solution,550 nm wavelength,1cm*1cm cuvette,magnetic stirrers,swelling time is subjected to peak viscosity time.
|Package||Common package:inner food grade HDPE bag and outer kraft bag/carton|
|Note: E-425 i, E-425 ii and custom-made types are available.|
Advantages and Service
1. Konjac powder is safe and traceable with competitive price
With a whole konjac industry chain, ESKONJAC is specialized in konjac seed researches, konjac planting guidance, primary and deep processing,
selling. Our factories are closed to palnting base and we have 12000 cubic meters refrigerating warehouse to keep the konjac gum dry and fresh.
So our konjac gum is safe and traceable and the price is always competitive.
2. The team with rich experience of konjac gum export
With over 13 year's exporting experience, konjac powder is exported to more than 40 countries and regions around the world.
ISO, FSSC22000, FDA, GRAS, KOSHER, HALAL, ORGANIC certificates are available and the team has rich experience to deal with the international orders.
3. R&D service as a supplier of konjac powder solutions
ESKONJAC can provide professional solutions and help you solve the technology problems
if you dont know how to choose the type and how to use the konjac powder.
4. Market information
ESKONJAC is the biggest professional konjac powder manufacturer in China and the only listing company in Chinese
konjac industry. The latest market information about konjac powder and other colloids will be shared with our customers.
Hubei Yizhi Konjac Biotechnology Co., Ltd., is a biotechnology enterprise specializing in the research, development, production and sales of konjac deep processing and konjac related products. It is committed to providing global users with safe, natural and customized konjac hydrocolloid application solutions and High-quality dietary fiber products. Since its establishment, the company has focused on the in-depth research, development and application of konjac hydrocolloids in delicious and healthy food, environmentally friendly cosmetic materials, etc., leading the konjac industry to grow from a traditional niche food to a diversified high-end consumer product. Now it has konjac hydrocolloids.There are three product categories of konjac food and konjac beauty tools, and 66 product series.
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