Amorphous silicas are chemically inert and do not affect the color, taste, or aroma of food products. This makes them ideal for food applications.
Grace’s SYLOID® and PERKASIL® silicas are compliant with the test requirements for silicon dioxide as described in the latest editions of the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), the EU Commission Regulation No. 231/2012 (E 551), and the latest edition of Japan's Specifications and Standards for Food Additives (D325).
Solutions for consumers and pets
Formulators in the sports and nutrition, flavors and extracts, herbs and spices, condiments, pet food, and animal feed markets turn to Grace’s unique functional excipients to achieve fortification, flavor retention, anti-caking, flow improvement, and viscosity modification.
Fortification and flavor retention
The fortification of energy bars, powders, pet food, beverages, and other products often requires producing a powder from vitamins and micronutrients most commonly found in liquid form or which require liquid stabilizers to improve their bioavailability.
Grace’s SYLOID® XDP silica enables nutraceutical formulators to achieve a solid dosage form with liquid ingredients. This porous carrier absorbs liquids allowing them to be conveniently processed into solid forms, known as liquisolid formulation.
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In addition, loss of flavor can happen when products such as extracts, herbs, spices, and flavored powders are exposed to oxygen. Grace’s SYLOID® 244 FP silica can help retain flavor by minimizing and reducing oxidation.