With the guidance of our skilled professionals, we are engrossed in offering superior grade Glycerol Monostearate to the clients. Widely demanded in food industry, this chemical is used as food additive that promotes thickening, emulsifying and anti caking. The provided chemical is formulated by utilizing the top-notch quality chemical compounds and advanced methods at our hygienic processing unit. Further, this white and odorless Glycerol Monostearate can be bought from us at competitive market prices.
Glycerol monostearate, commonly known as GMS, is an organic molecule used as an emulsifier. GMS is a white, odorless, and sweet-tasting flaky powder that is hygroscopic. It is a glycerol ester of stearic acid. It occurs naturally in the body as a by-product of the breakdown of fats, and is also found in fatty foods.
GMS is a food additive used as a thickening, emulsifying, anti-caking, and preservative agent; an emulsifying agent for oils, waxes, and solvents; a protective coating for hygroscopic powders; a solidifier and control release agent in pharmaceuticals; and a resin lubricant. It is also used in cosmetics and hair care products.
GMS is largely used in baking preparations to add "body" to the food. It is responsible for giving ice cream and whipped creamits smooth texture. It is sometimes used as an anti-staling agent in bread. GMS is used in polymers as antistatic agent.