Liquid Glucose - The confectionery’s glucose RSS



Liquid Glucose - The Confectionery’s Glucose

Liquid glucose or glucose syrup is a syrup which is made in the process in which hydrolysis of starch is done. It is basically sugar. Glucose syrup can be produced by different sources including potatoes and wheat, and sometimes from barley, rice, and cassava. There are different kinds of glucose syrup. The one which is used for fermentation processes in the industry contains 90% of glucose. But the ones used in confectioneries contains maltose, higher oligosaccharides, and glucose which ranges from 10% to 43%. Glucose syrup is generally used in foods to give a soft texture, add volume, and most importantly to sweeten. Sometimes this syrup is converted into fructose through an enzymatic process, that leads to a production a...

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