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Dextrose Monohydrate

Dextrose Monohydrate Powder (DMH) is commercially produced by the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of corn starch. DMH is a white free flowing crystalline powder. DMH finds applications mainly in the manufacture of Instant Energy drinks, serves as major raw material for manufacturing of Dextrose Anhydrous and Pharmaceuticals and Fermentation stage of manufacturing of anti-biotic.

Applications

Food Applications

  • Food Grade
    Dextrose Monohydrate is purified and crystallized D-glucose. It contains one molecule of water of crystallization. It exists in white, odorless, crystalline granules having a bland and sweet taste.
  • Bakery Products
    DMH has several functional purposes in yeast-raised foods, such as Bread and Buns. Its presence also assists in browning of the crust to give a final product that is pleasing in appearance and aroma.
  • Biscuits
    DMH can partially replace sucrose in fondants and cream fillings where fine crystals are required for a smooth texture.
  • Alcoholic Beverages
    DMH has high fermenting ability and can be added to low calorie beer for complete fermentation of alcohol.
  • Confectionaries
    DMH is used extensively for sweetening and coating, chewing gum and bubble gum. DMH improves the color and gloss of the gum coatings and its high heat of solution gives a cool texture in all gum and candy coating applications.
  • Frozen Desserts
    DMH can help control ice crystals and body of frozen dairy products.
  • Other Applications
    Jams, Jellies, Preservatives, Peanut Butter, Seasoning, Pickle, Vinegar Fermentation, etc.

Industrial Applications

  • Adhesives
  • Resin Formulation
  • Gluconic Acid

Pharmaceutical Industry

It is used in the manufacture of antibiotics like Penicillin, Ampicillin and also used in the manufacture of Sorbitol, Calcium Gluconate etc.