Lactose Powder Pharma Grade InformationLactose Powder is a carbohydrate and as such a disaccharide. Lactose Powder makes up around 2-8% of milk (by weight), although the amount varies among species and individuals.Refined Pharmaceutical Grade Lactose Powder is a sugar that is found in milk and other dairy products. It is a reducing sugar that can, in some circumstances, react freely with amino acid groups in proteins.
Lactose Powder is removed from whey during the concentration process. It is a useful source of dietary energy, and also plays a role in calcium absorption. Lactose provides numerous functional benefits to food formulators. It is soluble, has a low level of sweetness, and enhances colour, flavour and texture.
Pharmaceutical Grade Lactose Powder provides advantages in a number of applications, from browning in baked goods and sweetening in desserts, to excipient in nutraceuticals and homeopathic preparations. Lactose also has uses in controlling mould growth in baked goods, flavour development and retention, reducing sweetness, extending the shelf life of baked goods and as a texture agent in confectionary.
Lactose Monohydrate 100%
Pharmaceutical grade lactose is highly refined with extremely low levels of impurities.