What is dextrose?
Dextrose is the pure, crystallized form of D-Glucose.
By hydrolysis of starch, a syrup rich in D-Glucose is obtained which, after crystallization, gives rise to dextrose monohydrate. A product that comes in the form of a white, sweet, water-soluble powder.
The dextrose produced by COPAM is used as a plant-based ingredient for other industries and is widely used in the food and feed industry, as well as in the construction, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
Find our dextrose under the brand DEXTROPAM®.
Food application of dextrose
Dextrose has several properties that make it a valuable food ingredient. Compared to sucrose, for example, dextrose can balance the nutritional value of food, extend its shelf life and optimize the cost of ingredients.
With a sweet taste, crystalline appearance and highly soluble in water, it is used for its sweetening, humectant and coloring power in the production of:
Industrial application of dextrose
Dextrose is also used as an auxiliary agent, reducing agent and as a thickening agent, being a frequent resource in the following industries: