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Food Additive Is A Special Additive
- Sep 01, 2017 -

Food additive refers to the artificial synthesis or natural material added to food in order to improve food quality and color, aroma, taste and the need for anti-corrosion, preservation and processing technology.

Food additive is an important factor of modern food industry, which is very important for improving food's color, aroma, taste, increasing food nutrition, improving food quality, Food Additves improving processing conditions, preventing food spoilage and prolonging shelf life of food. Therefore, the food additive industry occupies an important position in the modern food industry.

Food additive refers to the artificial synthesis or natural substance in food to improve food quality and color, fragrance and taste, Food Additves and to add to the need for anti-corrosion and processing technology.

The function and development trend of food additive

1 The main function of food additive

A can improve the quality of food, improve the quality of food to meet people's food flavor, color, taste requirements;

B can make food processing and manufacturing process more reasonable, more hygienic, more convenient, conducive to the mechanization of food industry, automation and scale;

c) To enable the food industry to save resources, reduce costs, Food Additves in order to greatly enhance the quality of food and grade, and increase its value-added, resulting in obvious economic and social benefits.

2 Development trend of food additive

A the development of natural, nutritious, multi-functional food additives;

B is committed to the development of diversified, dedicated additives.

Food additive can be divided into natural food additive and synthetic food additive by source. According to the classification of functions, mainly: Nutrition enhancer, anti-corrosion agent, antioxidant preservatives, thickening agent, emulsifier, chelating agent (including stabilizer and coagulant), quality improver, flavoring agent, color treatment agent, edible flavor, spices and so on.

Food additive is a edible substance which is obtained by natural or chemical synthesis in the course of its development, according to its own value standard and by laws and regulations.

In recent years, with the problem of food safety, food additive has become a synonym of profit-making, illegality, injury and even drug, which has aroused a wide range of social hot debate, Food Additves criticism and even accusation, and people's attitude towards it has turned from welcome and praise to indifference and disgust. Therefore, from the definition and connotation of food additive technology, Food Additves this paper systematically inspects the basic properties, main functions and three characteristics of food additive, in order to show better the natural appearance of food additive.