Lecithin Solutions

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The Lecithin Solutions is an online business social network group for suppliers, users and researchers of lecithin.

Lecithin is a natural product used widely as ingredient in food and supplements as emulsifier, surfactant, dispersing agent, softening aid, moisturizer and wetting agent. Because lecithin has many different applications on market is many different types of lecithin. This is a reason, why finding and choosing correct one is sometimes difficult.

The Lecithin Solutions group is a place where producers and suppliers of lecithin can present, inform and promote their types of lecithin, as well as, are available for technical questions from potential lecithin users. At the Lecithin Solutions different aspects related to use of lecithin in compounding and processing of final products, health benefits for customers and safety issues of modified lecithins are discussed.

Feel free to join the group and share information about the lecithin production and application.

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Country: Ireland
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Geographical availability: World

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  • Bart Jakub's picture
    Position: Technical Director
    Responsibility: Management
    Manager of the stand


Submitted by Bart Jakub on 02/11/2016 - 07:42 | News article
Commercial lecithins (mixtures of phospholipids) are available in several physical states. Commercial lecithin can be produced as an oily liquid (lecithin + vegetable oil), a powder (deoiled lecithins) or water emulsion. Powder form is obtained by treatment oily lecithin by the alcohol or acetone. The powdered lecithins grades consist of a mixture of isolated phospholipids which have either granular or powdered forms. The consistency of alcohol-fractionated lecithins depends on the phosphatidylcholine/phosphatidylethanolamine ratio, which in turn depends on the polarity of the alcohol used,...