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A Guide to Plant-Based Lecithin for Edibles Manufacturers

A Guide to Plant-Based Lecithin for Edibles Manufacturers

Adding lecithin to edibles helps them keep their structure and texture while also considerably lowering their fat content, making them healthier.

What are Functional Foods and Why Do They Need Lecithin?

What are Functional Foods and Why Do They Need Lecithin?

Functional foods offer exclusive health benefits and undergo fortifications and enrichments, and lecithin acts as just another nutrient for them.

Use of Lecithin in the Production of Margarine

Use of Lecithin in the Production of Margarine

Adding lecithin to margarine helps with the emulsion of ingredients while making it less sticky with a more consistent texture and increases its shelf life.

Can Soy Lecithin be Used for Ice Cream Emulsification?

Can Soy Lecithin be Used for Ice Cream Emulsification?

Soy lecithin is the best option for ice cream emulsification as it provides a better blending of fat and water while also stabilising the formulation for a smoother surface

Watch out for These F&B Trends in 2023

Watch out for These F&B Trends in 2023

In 2023, most F&B businesses will mainly focus their efforts on lowering costs while adding more value to their product lines.

Plant-based Lecithin vs Eggs for Baking: Which is the Better Option

Plant-based Lecithin vs Eggs for Baking: Which is the Better Option

It’s nearly impossible to tell any difference between the two products in taste or appearance regardless of whether they contain eggs or plant-based lecithin

Food Emulsification: Everything You Must Know

Food Emulsification: Everything You Must Know

Emulsification is the key to manufacturing processed food. Once added to a mixture, emulsification agents bind oil and water-based ingredients into a seamless combination.

Top 5 Qualities to Look For in a Lecithin Supplier

Top 5 Qualities to Look For in a Lecithin Supplier

When searching the market for a lecithin supplier, make sure to look for 5 qualities in them to ensure you partner with a sustainable solution provider

LECITEIN Limited - 2022 in Review

LECITEIN Limited - 2022 in Review

With global political tensions at an all-time high in 2022, LECITEIN still managed to make a name for itself through its vision of providing a sustainable solution.

Lecithin Market Forecast for 2023 - An Analysis

Lecithin Market Forecast for 2023 - An Analysis

The increasing demand for lecithin will be hard to meet with the Russia-Ukraine war still continuing, which can also result in a price increase in the lecithin in 2023.

Is Soy Lecithin Harmful or Harmless: A Comparison

Is Soy Lecithin Harmful or Harmless: A Comparison

The debate about soy lecithin being harmful or harmless is never-ending. In this blog, we have drawn a comparison between the good and the bad of soy lecithin

Food Ingredients Europe 2022 - A Review

Food Ingredients Europe 2022 - A Review

The displays at Food Ingredients Europe or FiE 2022 were dominated by mass-consumer functional products and the plant-based ingredients category.

Functions of Lecithin in Instant Food and Its Benefits

Functions of Lecithin in Instant Food and Its Benefits

Lecithin's ability to promote the blending of ingredients makes it a great wetting and emulsification agent for instant food powders Other benefits include improved texture, stability and shelf life

The Advantages of Using Lecithin as a Release Agent

The Advantages of Using Lecithin as a Release Agent

The biggest advantage of using lecithin as a release agent is that it forms a stable film barrier to enhance the separation of a product from contact surfaces

Why Do Paint Manufacturers Use Lecithin?

Why Do Paint Manufacturers Use Lecithin?

Lecithin was introduced into the paint industry to achieve a uniform emulsion formation in paints.

How Can Supply Chain Businesses Play Their Part in CSR?

How Can Supply Chain Businesses Play Their Part in CSR?

Supply chain management companies should be mindful of their social duties in the areas of human rights, health and safety measures, and environmental protection.

Why LECITEIN is the Best Source of Tailor-Made Lecithin Formulations?

Why LECITEIN is the Best Source of Tailor-Made Lecithin Formulations?

With over 15 years of industry experience, a standardisation process that meets the EU standards and certification, a sustainable supply chain system and unmatched technical prowess, LECITEIN is your best source of tailor-made lecithin formulations.

Why is Lecithin added to Animal Feed?

Why is Lecithin added to Animal Feed?

Adding lecithin to animal feed delivers prominent benefits like accelerated growth, increased food effectiveness, enhanced energy production, provision for choline and inositol, a natural antioxidant, and quality fur growth.

Soybean Lecithin and Salmonella Prevention Techniques

Soybean Lecithin and Salmonella Prevention Techniques

The best way to prevent Salmonella contamination in lecithin is to follow the HACCP plan during the crushing of seeds. Some additional steps can also be taken by plant managers as discussed inside.

All Vegans Need to Know About Soy Lecithin

All Vegans Need to Know About Soy Lecithin

While soy lecithin is a vegan-friendly product, its manufacturing process doesn’t match vegan community ethics.

Why is Lecithin Great for Technical Applications?

Why is Lecithin Great for Technical Applications?

Since the phospholipid contents of lecithin have the capability to form a stable blend between insoluble materials, it can have various technical applications.

How to Ensure a Sustainable Supply of Lecithin?

How to Ensure a Sustainable Supply of Lecithin?

The only way to ensure a sustainable supply of lecithin is to switch to a well-stocked lecithin supplier like LECITEIN.

All You Need to Know About the Differences Between Lecithin and Lectin

All You Need to Know About the Differences Between Lecithin and Lectin

Lecithin is a healthy fat and a core ingredient in the manufacturing of processed food, Lectin is a protein substance used to bind carbohydrates.

What Makes Lecithin a Good Emulsifier

What Makes Lecithin a Good Emulsifier

The molecular structure of lecithin, especially its phospholipids contents make it a great emulsifier.

Is Lecithin a Protein and What is its Impact on the Stability of Emulsion?

Is Lecithin a Protein and What is its Impact on the Stability of Emulsion?

Lecithin is not a protein but contains the molecule in its chemical structure which helps in adding stability to the emulsion process.

Why Lecithin is a Great Additive for Cosmetic Products?

Why Lecithin is a Great Additive for Cosmetic Products?

Lecithin's composition acts not only as an emulsifier in cosmetic blends but also offers countless other benefits.

How is Soy Lecithin Made?

How is Soy Lecithin Made?

Since it holds a commercially high demand, it is mostly extracted from genetically modified soybean crops. Inside this blog we take a detailed look at each step involved.

How Soy Lecithin Affects the Texture of Chocolate?

How Soy Lecithin Affects the Texture of Chocolate?

Its inclusion in something as popular and demanded as chocolate has become a concern of many. So, being in the business of lecithin, LECITEIN considers it our duty to share our two-pence worth on the subject for those seeking clarity.

All You Need to Know About Emulsifiers and Their Application

All You Need to Know About Emulsifiers and Their Application

Before lecithin took over as the king of emulsification, there used to be a number of emulsifiers with various applications. Here’s a look at each of them.

Top 5 Reasons Manufacturers Prefer Lecithin Over Xanthan Gum

Top 5 Reasons Manufacturers Prefer Lecithin Over Xanthan Gum

Before lecithin, xanthan gum was more popularly used as an emulsifier. But now, these top 5 reasons make lecithin the preferred choice of manufacturers.

Common Lecithin Procurement Problems

Common Lecithin Procurement Problems

While the harvest ratio of soy tries to meet major lecithin demand, disrupted transportation system, unstable prices, and the Russia-Ukraine war still present problems in its procurement

Why Manufacturers Prefer Sunflower Lecithin Over Others

Why Manufacturers Prefer Sunflower Lecithin Over Others

For manufacturers aiming to use organic ingredients in their products, sunflower lecithin is currently the only option that is guaranteed non-GMO.

Lecithin Powder vs Granules: Different Uses and Benefits

Lecithin Powder vs Granules: Different Uses and Benefits

The biggest difference between powdered and granulated lecithin is that the former is used for emulsification while the latter is used for rough consistency and high fat content.

Lecithin as a Health Supplement – Everything You Need to Know

Lecithin as a Health Supplement – Everything You Need to Know

Lecithin can metabolize the fat in the body and transforms it into choline helping cells to produce the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. They are essential to our brain, body, blood, and cells which is why the use of lecithin as a supplement is promoted.

Why is Lecithin Added to Edibles

Why is Lecithin Added to Edibles

Lecithin is mainly used as an emulsification agent in for mixing ingredients in a recipe, as well as an additive to increase the shelf life of instant food products.

How to Choose the Best Lecithin Granules?

How to Choose the Best Lecithin Granules?

The right way to choose the best lecithin granules is to look for the different properties they carry from the natural resource the lecithin was extracted from.

Industrial Uses of Sunflower Lecithin

Industrial Uses of Sunflower Lecithin

Despite it being a mainstay in the manufacturing industries of various types for decades, people are still not sure of what sunflower lecithin has to offer. Well, in this blog, we are specifically discussing the different industrial applications of sunflower lecithin.

How Lecithin Improves the Production of Milk Powder?

How Lecithin Improves the Production of Milk Powder?

The answer to this one is a bit complex. Lecithin can act as a lifting agent for instant food production, especially powdered milk. Using the right type of lecithin can also enhance the quality of the milk powder.

What Makes Sunflower Lecithin a Great Emulsifier

What Makes Sunflower Lecithin a Great Emulsifier

Sunflower lecithin is quickly becoming the go-to choice for emulsification in many industries. While it is not mass available, at least not compared to soy lecithin, it is a better choice because of its differentiating properties.

How Lecithin Affects CBD Edibles?

How Lecithin Affects CBD Edibles?

Adding lecithin to the recipe of CBD edibles prolongs their shelf life, makes them more absorbent for the body and spikes their effects.

Is Soy Lecithin Good or Bad for Health?

Is Soy Lecithin Good or Bad for Health?

Soy lecithin has been deemed both, good and bad for health. However, how it reacts depends on the biology of the person using it or consuming it.

Benefits and Side Effects of Sunflower Lecithin

Benefits and Side Effects of Sunflower Lecithin

Although sunflower lecithin is completely organic, it carries both, benefits and side effects. While there are many, these are the ones you should know.

Why Lecithin Is Used in Skin Care Products

Why Lecithin Is Used in Skin Care Products

Lecithin is an important ingredient in many of the skincare products used by the masses. Want to know why it is added to every skincare product? Read this to find out!

Liquid Lecithin vs Powdered Lecithin

Liquid Lecithin vs Powdered Lecithin: Different Properties and Uses

If you didn’t know this already, different forms of lecithin serve different purposes. Let’s find out the uses of two of its most used forms; powdered and liquid.

Prevailing Myths About Soy Lecithin

Prevailing Myths About Soy Lecithin

Not everything that you heard about soy lecithin is true. In this post, we separate the myths from the facts.

The Use of Lecithin in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Use of Lecithin in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The multifunctional properties of lecithin make it an ideal additive for pharmaceutical applications. It is an FDA-approved additive, making it more worthy of the pharmaceutical industry.

Soy Lecithin vs Sunflower Lecithin: What Makes Them Different?

Soy Lecithin vs Sunflower Lecithin: What Makes Them Different?

Don’t know what’s right for your business or what makes the sunflower lecithin different from soy lecithin? Read this to find out.

All You Need to Know About Degumming of Soy Lecithin

All You Need to Know About Degumming of Soy Lecithin

How lecithin is degummed defines the quality of the final product. To understand the process properly, let’s look at degumming in detail.

The Importance of Providing Sustainable Lecithin

The Importance of Providing Sustainable Lecithin

Lecithin is an important ingredient in the food manufacturing industry. But so is its sustainability. Find out why?

Lecithin Preference: Unrefined or Standardised?

Lecithin Preference: Unrefined or Standardised?

Lecithin, is an emulsifying agent being used extensively in almost every industry. It's time we learned whether it's best in its crude or standardised form.

What You Should Know Before Buying Lecithin for Baking

What You Should Know Before Buying Lecithin for Baking

Lecithin is the magic ingredient for most commercial bakeries. Want to know how lecithin can help your bakery business grow, keep reading this post.

Convenience and Lecitein’s Customer Portal

Convenience and Lecitein's Customer Portal

All lecithin customers face one huge problem, the lack of traceability of their supply chain network. Lecitein Limited's customer portal was specifically designed to solve that problem.