E622 — пищевая добавка, усилитель вкуса: глутаминат калия однозамещенный, monopotassium glutamate (Е622)

Monopotassium glutamate is the potassium acid salt of glutamic acid. It is a natural essential amino acid, and is the most common excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain, and present in all complete proteins. Monopotassium glutamate has the ability to make bland and tasteless foods taste wonderful. It is very cheap and easy to produce, and is present in a wide variety of foods. It is essentially an odourless, white crystal or crystalline powder that is very soluble in water. Commercially it is used as a flavour enhancer in foods.

Potassium salt from glutamic acid (E620), a natural amino acid (building block of protein). Commercially prepared from molasses by bacterial fermentation. Also prepared from vegetable protein, such as gluten, or soy protein. Less used and not as salty, low sodium salt substitute. Can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps; typical products are low sodium salt substitutes. Not for babies under 12 months old or those people with impaired kidneys.

Common Uses

Used in processed cheese, fat spreads, fat-based desserts, processed fruit, dried vegetables, canned or bottled vegetables, cooked or fried vegetables, breakfast cereals, pre-cooked pastas, batters, bakery wares, processed meat and poultry, semi-preserved fish and fish products, egg-based desserts, seasonings and condiments, soups and broths.

 
 

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