Glucono delta-lactone (GDL), also known as gluconolactone, is a food additive with the E number E575 used as asequestrant, an acidifier,or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent. It is alactone of D-gluconic acid. Pure GDL is a white odorless crystalline powder.
GDL is commonly found in honey, fruit juices, personal lubricants, wine and has been marketed for use in feta cheese.
|Specification of Glucono Delta Lactone
||Coloress or white crystal
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||The product conforms to the standard FCCIV
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