What is glucomannan?
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Glucomannan is a water-soluble dietary
fiber that is derived from konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac).
The fresh konjac tube contains an average of 13% dry matter,
64% of the dry matter is glucomannan: 30% is starch.
Glucomannan is a high molecular weight polysaccharide consisting
primarily of mannose and glucose sugars.
Glucomannan has the highest molecular weight and strongest viscosity
among any dietary fiber known to science.
(Molecular weight between 200,000-2,000,000 Daltons)
Glucomannan can absorb up to 200 times its weight in water.
Glucomannan can creates a highly viscous gel from 20,000 to
Glucomannan can form a reversible or a thermo-non-reversible
Glucomannan has been used in Asia for centuries as traditional
foods,such as noodles, tofu and heat stable gelled food products.
Konjac foods made by nature soluble fiber - glucomannan and
water, is very low carb and very low glycemic nature food.
foods can be made in many different styles and shapes, thread,
ball, patch, hollow, konjac cakes, konjac noodles, konjac slices,
konjac chips, konjac tufo. Konjac vegetarians foods series include
vegetarian shrimps, stomach slices, kidneys, dried beef, squid,
cuttlefish, sea cucumber,
shell fish, sleeve fish, waist flower and abdomen pieces.
Cooking: dip in water or
steam about 3-5 minutes and than cook in the way you like. You
can add various vegtables and meat which ever you like, it can
be fryed, baked,stewed, braised and also used as a cold dressing
with a sauce.
Storage: at room temperature (avoid freezing)
Glucomannan is a natural vegetable gums, also called Kojac gum,
be affirmed as GRAS for use as food ingredient since 1997. It
is generally used in the food industry as a gelling agent, thickener,
film former, emulsifier, stabilizer and soluble fiber source.
Konjac gum has applications in many areas of the food industry
including: Bakery Products, Beverages, Breading and Batters,
Candies & Confections, Condiments, Dairy Products, Formed
Foods, Salad Dressings, Soups & Gravies, Snack Foods, Frozen
& Refrigerated Entrees, and many other products.
Konjac Film Application:
It can be entirely degraded(in a controllable period)into water
and carbon dioxide. Also it owns the general properies of normal
agricultural film in strength and moist permeability. It can
take place of the plastic bags and packing film.
Soluble Edible Film
It is safe for eating and has the speciality of dissoving entirely
in hot water. It has good heat sealing property, which makes
it easy to be processed to kinds of bags. It has the property
of water-resistant and oil-resistant,which can produce a good
preservation effect to the contents.
Konjac Glucomannan Supplier
Konjac Foods USA