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Food Technology

Order a variety of food safe gums and gels to help you in the kitchen.

Food Technology

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Calcium Lactate - 50g

$5.00

Calcium Lactate is commonly used for reverse spherification and frozen reverse spherification. It is commonly used along with sodium alginate. It has a neutral taste.

Calcium salt content comparision 

- Calcium Chloride ~ 36%

- Calcium lactate  ~18%  (Uses only half the dose compared to calcium lactate gluconate)

- Calcium lactate gluconate  ~ 9%

Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL, for making Tau Huay) - 50g

$5.00

Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL) is a non-toxic, mild acidulant widely used to make silky Tau Huay (豆花).

The traditional method of making Tau Huay relies on gypsum powder or Calcium Sulfate. This is now largely replaced by GDL due to the potential health risks of Gypsum powder.

Citric Acid - 50g

$2.00

Citric acid is an extensively used food acidulant additive. It can be used in cakes, drinks, ice creams, candies and many more food ingredients.

Freeze Dried Strawberry Powder - 50g

$7.00

Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Get your freeze-dried strawberry powder whole year round. There are no artificial flavouring, colouring or preservatives in our strawberry powder. 

Great for low-carb diets, just mix some into your plain yogurt or smoothie for a healthy low carb dessert.

Spherification Spoon

$20.00

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This stainless steel perforated spoon is ideal in the application of spherification as it allows the removal of delicate caviar, ravioli etc. from the setting solution without breakages or any residual solution.

  • Mirror finished stainless steel
  • Allows transfer of spherified liquids without damaging them
  • Works with both ""caviar"" pearls and larger spherified ""ravioli""

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Iota Carrageenan - 50g

$5.00

Iota carrageenan is a natural food gelling agent extracted from seaweed. Tasteless and odourless, it forms a weak, non-brittle gel.

Iota carrageenan is used in making desserts and ice creams. It is also commonly used in conjunction with kappa carrageenan in molecular cuisine.

Inulin 500g (Belgium)

$8.80

Inulin powder is a soluble dietary fibre derived from the root of chicory plant. It is a prebiotic that stimulates healthy bacteria and promotes digestive health.

Inulin can be use in baking cakes and cookies, and also used as thickener for drinks like smoothies.

Inulin 2000g (Belgium)

$28.00

Inulin powder is a soluble dietary fibre derived from the root of chicory plant. It is a prebiotic that stimulates healthy bacteria and promotes digestive health.

Inulin can be use in baking cakes and cookies, and also used as thickener for drinks like smoothies.

Kappa Carrageenan - 50g

$5.00

Kappa carrageenan is a natural food gelling agent extracted from red seaweed. It is tasteless and odourless and forms a strong brittle gel.

Kappa carrageenan is a highly versatile ingredient, especially with meat. It is also commonly used in conjunction with iota carrageenan in molecular cuisine.

Dextrose Monohydrate - 500g

$6.00

Dextrose Monohydrate (D-glucose) is a sugar with a stable and odorless white crystalline powder. It is widely used in making cereal and confectionery products.

Guar Gum - 50g

$5.00

Guar gum is a natural food stabilizer milled from the endosperm of the guar bean. Guar gum is typically used to increase the viscosity of food products. Usage levels in the order of 0.1% - 0.3% are common.

Structurally it is a galactomannan - long chains of mannose with side branches of galactose.

Locust Bean Gum (LBG) - 50g

$7.50

Locust Bean Gum is also known as Carob Bean Gum. It is derived from the seed of Carob tree.

Locust Bean Gum replaces the fat used in many food and help lower cholesterol. It can be used as a food stabilizer in ice cream or thickener in salad dressing.