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.
Lactose sweetens beer balancing the bitterness of the hops and other deep flavours. It also provides a “milky” effect to stout beers. It can be added at various steps from boiling the wort, during fermentation or in the keg but it is best used towards...
cost effective, no strong taste, low hygroscopicity, high compatibility with API’s and other excipients, excellent chemical stability, water soluble, safe to handle.
You can buy lactose powder from our website or collection in person at our UK factory (please see the collections page for more information) Lactose can also be bought from Tesco, holland & Barrett and boots however the cost is much higher and is...
We sell pharma grade lactose in from 1kg to multiple ton lots. The most popular quantity is 25kg of lactose powder. If you are interested in purchasing this product in a larger quantity, please contact us and our trade team will provide an instant quote...