Microcrystalline cellulose MCC
Microcrystalline cellulose is composed of porous, high compressibility particles. It is obtained by partial hydrolysis of purified cellulose, resulting in the depolymerization of the cellulose chain. Microcrystalline cellulose can be used in a variety of food systems with multiple functions, including as a bulking agent, extrusion aid and lubricant, anti-caking agent and flow aid and as a fat replacer and to increase insoluble fiber.
- High water and oil binding.
- Texture and structure improvement.