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1. What is konjac and konjac powder?
Konjac, also termed as or Konjac glucomannan(KGM) or konyaku (konnyaku), konjak, Amorphophallus konjac, konjaku,
konnyaku potato,devil's tongue, voodoo lily, snake palm, elephant yam (paeoniifolius), shirataki.
Konjac belongs to perennial herbal plants of Araceae family, mainly grows in the moutainous regions (400-1500m above the sea level)
and is harvested once a year in October. China is the main production area and accounts for about 70% of the world's konjac production.
Konjac powder is got from konjac root by cleaning, peeling, cutting, drying and milling.
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.
Konjac offers several functions and benefits when used in various applications. Here are some of the key functions of konjac:
1 Thickening Agent: Konjac powder has excellent water-absorbing properties and can form a thick gel-like substance when mixed with water. It is commonly used as a thickening agent in food products, such as sauces, gravies, and soups, to improve their texture and consistency.
2 Stabilizer: Konjac powder acts as a stabilizer in food formulations by enhancing the viscosity and preventing ingredient separation. It helps maintain the uniformity and stability of products, especially in dairy products, dressings, and desserts.
3. Gelling Agent: Konjac powder can gel or solidify liquids when heated and then cooled. This gelling property makes it useful in the production of jellies, puddings, and confectionery items. It helps give these products their desired texture and structure.
4 Dietary Fiber: Konjac powder is rich in glucomannan, a soluble dietary fiber. As a dietary fiber, it adds bulk to food, aids in digestion, and promotes feelings of fullness, which can be beneficial for weight management and appetite control.
5 Low-Calorie Ingredient: Konjac powder is naturally low in calories and carbohydrates, making it suitable for individuals following low-calorie or low-carb diets. It can be used as a substitute for higher-calorie ingredients in various recipes without compromising texture or taste.
6 Gluten-Free Alternative: Konjac powder is gluten-free, making it an excellent alternative for individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. It can be used as a gluten-free thickener or binder in gluten-free baking and cooking.
7 Skincare and Beauty: In the beauty industry, konjac is used in the form of konjac sponges. These sponges are gentle exfoliating tools that help cleanse and purify the skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Konjac sponges are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
Overall, konjac offers a range of functions in food, dietary supplements, and skincare products. Its unique properties as a thickening agent, stabilizer, gelling agent, and dietary fiber make it a versatile ingredient with numerous applications.
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.
R & D strength advantages, Hubei Provincial Food Colloid Engineering Technology Research Center", "Hubei Provincial Certified Enterprise Technology Center", "Konjac Glucomannan Deep Processing and Comprehensive Utilization of Hubei Engineering Research Center"
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