Dextrose Anhydrous

Anhydrous Dextrose is manufactured at our state-of-the-art facility at Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd where the quality is carefully monitored and ensured.

Anhydrous Dextrose, a high purity product with moisture below 1 percent, It finds applications in the making of special food preparations and is the best sweetener for water-sensitive systems such as chocolate. Anhydrous Dextrose is crystallized D-glucose compounds. It has no water molecule in its chemical structure and is a monosaccharide, a simpler sugar than the fructose cane sugar. It is also referred to as powdered dextrose.

Properties of Anhydrous Dextrose: Anhydrous Dextrose is a simple carbohydrate that is directly absorbed into the blood. It has a glycemic index of 100%. It is a colorless, odorless white powder that is less sweeter than cane sugar; soluble in water and partially soluble in alcohol.

Anhydrous Dextrose has a wide spectrum of applications, in three major sectors: food, medical and industrial settings.

  • Food:Anhydrous Dextrose is used in the production of cakes and cold drinks to improve their taste, flavor and luster. It is also used in the making of liquor additives, bakery, soft drinks, pudding, tins, dairy additives, coffee, coco products, ice cream, meat products, sausage, fish products, noodles, convenient food, chewing gum, and more. It is a very vital component of processed food.
  • Medical:In the medical application, Anhydrous Dextrose has a wide applications as well. It is used as a raw material in the manufacture of antibiotics, preparations of intravenous glucose injections, rehydration drip lines, and is even formulated with vitamins and minerals for use during convalescent periods of physical stress by patients, athletes and students.
  • Industrial:Anhydrous Dextrose is a raw material for the manufacture of MSG, citric acid, amino acids, enzymes, lactic acid, perborate, glucolactone; high fructose corn syrup and crystalline fructose, mannose, ascorbic acid and ethanol. It is also a raw material in industries that make adhesives, casting products, plastic products, printed textiles printing, leather, paint, soap, pesticides, matches, explosives and more.

Parameters Limits
Moisture % < 1.0
Dextrose (as D-glucose) % db > 99.8
Arsenic, ppm < 1.0
Heavy metals ppm < 5.0
Sulfated ash % < 1.0
Chlorides ppm < 200
Sulfates ppm <200
Barium Meets I. P. test
Appearance & Colur of Solution Meets I. P. test
Acidity or Alkalinity Meets I. P. test
Dextrin (Foreign Sugars) Meets I. P. test
Sulfites Meets I. P. test
Specific rotation (degrees @25°C) 52.5 – 53.3
Microbiological Standards Typical
Total Plate Count /g < 200
Yeast / g < 20
Mold / g < 20
Coliforms / 10g Negative
E. coli / 30g Negative
Salmonella sp. / 30g Negative

In 25 / 50 kg HDPE bags with inner liner of LDPE

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