Vanilla  is one of the most popular flavors, bringing back memories of childhood and sweet moments to remember! And the heart of the fascinating vanilla flavor is vanillin, the most important ingredient in vanilla. Vanillin, also known as vanillin, is a widely used food spice with a strong milky aroma. Vanillin can be extracted from vanilla beans and biotransformed from ferulic acid in rice bran, and can also be synthesized from raw materials such as lignin and catechol.

Vanillin is one of the important edible spices and edible flavoring agents. It has the aroma of vanilla bean and strong milky aroma. It is an indispensable and important raw material in the food additive industry. It is widely used in various applications that need to increase the milky aroma. in flavored foods.

vanillin uses

1. Used to prepare food flavors

The food flavor industry is the largest user of vanillin. In flavor formulations, vanillin is widely used in all kinds of flavored foods that need to increase the flavor of milk. It is used to prepare vanillin, chocolate, cream, biscuits, cakes, beverages and Candy and other flavors.

2. Directly used in food

It can be directly used in food. Vanillin is mainly used in food processing industries such as candy, chocolate, ice cream, biscuits, and cakes to increase the flavor of vanilla and milk. According to the FEMA (mg/kg) addition regulations: soft drinks 63; cold drinks 95 ; Candy 200; Baked goods 220; Puddings 120; Gum 270; Chocolate 970; Decorative layer 150; Margarine 0.20;

3. For vanilla sugar

The product goes through a dry blending process, grinding a mixture of sucrose and vanillin, and then placing the mixture in an air-tight container. This preparation method is used for processing or household needs with small output, and is directly added to various beverages and foods. Vanilla sugar can also be used as a dispersant in flour, cornstarch, etc.

4. Used in perfumes and cosmetics

Vanillin is used as a powdered ingredient in fruit aromas to enhance various fruit components (eg pears and peaches). Some floral notes can also be synthesized, such as heliotrope and orchid, which have strong vanilla notes. Applied in floral fragrances such as rose, orange blossom and daffodils, it brings warmth and elegance.

5. For the production of pharmaceutical intermediates

Vanillin can also be used in large quantities in the production of pharmaceutical intermediates, as well as in plant growth promoters, fungicides, lubricating oil defoaming agents, electroplating brighteners, and conductive agents in the production of printed circuit boards.

6. A natural bacteriostatic agent

Vanillin is also a natural bacteriostatic agent that controls enzymatic browning and softening. In the field of food, it is often combined with other antibacterial methods. Vanillin has inhibitory effect on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus;

7. Antioxidant effect

Vanillin has antioxidant effect on oily food and can prolong the shelf life of oily food.

As early as the early 19th century, Solvay produced vanillin for the first time. It has a history of more than 100 years. At present, it has three sets of production facilities in Europe, America and Asia. Meet the world's highest food safety standards (vanillin production is certified by FSSC22000). With more than 100 years of professional knowledge, Solvay's series of products such as vanillin, ethyl vanillin, natural vanillin and vanillin solutions have many excellent properties, sweet and pure vanilla flavor, and have become the most popular in the food industry. market model.

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