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Beverage & Food Applications

Antares Vitamin E TPGS is useful in beverages and food manufacturing because it doubles as an emulsifier for flavoring oils and an approved source of natural vitamin E to fortify foods, beverages, sports drinks juices and water.

Typical Uses in Beverages & Foods:

BEVERAGES (fortified with highly absorbable vitamin E, vitamins, minerals or other nutrients)

  • Sports drinks
  • Juices
  • Water
  • For children, elderly and other populations with poor absorption

 

FOODS (designed to supply highly absorbable vitamin E, vitamins, minerals or other nutrients)

  • Bars
  • Puddings
  • Yogurt
  • For children, elderly and other populations with poor absorption

 

Formulating Advantages of Antares Vitamin E TPGS:

  • Available in NF grade, Food Grade (FG) and non-GMO grade (SF)
  • Neutral taste that does not affect the flavor of foods or beverages
  • Neutral color that allow it to be used in foods and clear beverages and water without adding color or cloudiness
  • Supplies ethanol-free, natural d-α-tocopherol in highly-absorbable, water-soluble form. (It is universally accepted that the natural form of vitamin E, d-α-tocopherol, is more potent than the synthetic form of vitamin E, dl-α-tocopherol. This body of acceptance extends throughout industry and includes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)). For more information on the advantages of the natural d-α- over the synthetic dl-α- tocopherol see reference below.
  • It may be used to formulate and enhance the solubility, absorption and bioavailability of other lipophilic nutrients and ingredients used in fortification of beverages, sports drinks, juices and water.
  • Long history (50 years) of safe use
  • Very low CMC (Critical Micelle Concentration) in water

If you need additional assistance regarding the use of Antares Vitamin E TPGS in your specific application, please Contact Us

 

For basic handling and use guidelines for Antares Vitamin E TPGS, see How To Use TPGS.

 

Download Safety Data Sheet, Product Data Sheet and additional product documentation from our Documentation page. 

 

Reference

The Vitamin E Factor Book by Andreas Papas, PhD
ISBN: 9780062016829
ISBN 10: 0062016822
Imprint: HarperCollins e-books