Anti-Caking/Releasing Agents

Prevent the formation of lumps with our finest quality anticaking agents.

Our Anti-Caking/Releasing Agent Categories

Anti-caking agents are the additives used in powdered and granulated materials mainly in table salt and confectionaries to avoid caking and secure packaging, consumption and transportation. The crystallization of water-soluble salts that bridge the gap between the surface of fertilizer particles is a common mechanism that causes the caking effect. United Foods corporation understand the problem of clumping faced by the farmers, storage companies and transport agencies. Therefore, to solve their problems, we have come up with the best anti-caking agents which provides long-lasting control, easy to use and at the same time economical on the pocket. A one-stop solution to all the caking problems.

Starches

A polymeric carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units present in a huge amount in staple foods produced by green plants as energy storage.

Silicone Emulsions

A hybrid organic/inorganic polymers that show properties like low surface energy and high flexibility because of which being used as emulsifiers.

Calcium Stearate

A white waxy powdered calcium carboxylate is a component of some lubricants, surfactants and many foodstuffs which is being classified as a calcium soap.

Calcium Carbonate

A chemical compound that acts by neutralizing hydrochloric acid in gastric secretions is used as an antacid in nutritional supplements to treat hypocalcemia.

Scientific Description

Anti-caking agents function either by coating particles or by absorbing the excess of moisture and making them water repellent. Some anticaking agents are soluble in water while others are soluble in alcohols or other organic solvents. A most common anticaking agent like calcium silicate (CaiO3) is added to table salt that absorbs both water and oil. Except this, anticaking agents have other applications too such as they are popularly used in non-food items starting from the road salt, fertilizers, synthetic detergent to a lot more. It is denoted in the ingredient list of the man-made product known as sodium aluminosilicate which is present in dried milk, egg mixes, and sugar products.

 

Anti-Caking/Releasing Agents product list

  • Antifoams
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Calcium Stearate
  • Lactose
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Modified Food Starches
  • Silicones-Emulsions
  • Starches
  • Stearates
  • Tricalcium Phosphate