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What is MCT Powder?
Sep 02, 2019

Medium-Chain Triglyceride(MCT) which is processed from coconut oil or palm kernel oil, is a mixture of saturated triglycerides. The main components are caprylic acid (C8H16O2) and decylic acid (C10H20O2). The ratio of the content to the total fatty acid is not less than 95%. After being hydrolyzed by lipase, MCT can be directly decomposed by the liver and quickly supply energy to the body.Undersun’s MCT powder is after embedding and spray-dried, the agglomeration granulation is combined with the secondary embedding technology, then the oil content is higher, the surface oil is lower, and the product is more stable.

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In the food additive industry, medium chain triglycerides can be used as a solvent and carrier for food flavors and pigments; in the processing of baked goods, medium chain triglycerides are often combined with cheap vegetable oils to act as a release agent to prevent baking. Food is sticked to the pot or on the mold; pure medium chain triglycerides or mixed oils with vegetable oil are also commonly used as lubricants and mold release agents for sausage molds; medium chain triglycerides can also be used to treat various fat solubility. Vitamins, pigments and antioxidants, when a small amount of medium-chain triglycerides are added, the viscosity of high-viscosity fatty substances is greatly reduced; in the food processing industry, medium-chain triglycerides are used instead of easily oxidized milk fats. Milk liqueur and cheese imitation; medium chain triglycerides can also be used as a turbidity agent for beverages when used in combination with water-soluble colloids. In addition, medium chain triglycerides can also be used as a lubricant for food processing machinery in place of mineral oil.


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