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The main flavonoid present in bitter oranges and is employed as the raw material in the manufacture of the sweetener NHP-DC. NHDC is approximately 1500-1800 times sweeter than sucrose. NHDC was first obtained by Horowitz and Gentili around 30 years ago, although it was not widely accepted by the food Industry because of inadequate applications and uses. This sweetener has not been found in nature as yet, although many dihydrochalcones with similar structure to NHDC are present, some of which have been used as natural sweeteners. Applications: Beverages, desserts & related products, savory products, cosmetics: tooth-paste, mouth-wash,pharmaceutical products, feedstuffs. NHDC is obtained by hydrogenation of Neohesperidine. Synonymes: Hesperetin dihydrochalcone-4'--neohesperidoside, Neohesperidin DC. Formula: C28H36O15 . 4H2O. Appearance: White, crystalline powder. Odour: Odourless. Taste: Very intense sweet. Solubility: The solubility in cool water is 0.4-0.5 g/l but it has high solubility in hot water. It is also soluble, among others, in ethanol, water:ethanol solutions and alkaline water solutions. Stability: NHDC is very stable in crystalline form and in water solutions making it particularly suitable as a sweetener for beverages. It withstands high temperatures, and retains its characteristics following pasteurization or sterilization processes. Packaging: In poly-bag lined carton-kraft drums of 5 kg. Storage: Cool, dry, enclosed, clean storage areas. Away from strong light. Odours and material sensitive to tainting. Containers must be closed securely. Shell Life: Five years.
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Categories Sweeteners / Sugar replacements
Sales markets Western Europe; Eastern Europe; Middle East; Asia; Australia; North America; Africa; Central/South America
Supplied from Morocco

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