Chemical Formula :
General description :
Sorbitan Tristearate is produced by the esterification of Sorbitol with commercial edible fatty acids and consists of approximately 95% of a mixture of the esters of Sorbitol and its mono and di-anhydrides. This food additive is light cream to tan coloured, hard, waxy solid with a slight characteristic odour and bland taste.
Application & Usage:
- Sorbitan tristearate is used as an emulsifier and stabiliser.
- It is permitted as a food additive in bakery products, toppings and coatings, fat emulsions, milk and cream analogues, beverage whiteners, edible ices, desserts, sugar confectionery