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GRINDSTED® STS/SMS sorbitan ester

GRINDSTED® STS/SMS are widely-used emulsifiers in bakery, confectionery, oils and fats – made with sorbitol and fatty acids from natural vegetable oils.

The degree of esterification determines whether sorbitan monostearate (SMS) or sorbitan tristearate (STS) is produced.

The degree of esterification determines whether sorbitan monostearate (SMS) or sorbitan tristearate (STS) is produced.

Functional benefits by application

Key benefits

  • Efficient processing
  • Improved product quality

GRINDSTED® SMS

Application Benefit
Dry yeast Improved dry yeast performance
Areated confectionery Improved aeration and stability
Halawa Foam stability. Potential to replace saponari roo

GRINDSTED® STS

Application Benefit
Oils and fats No re-crystallization in cooking oils. Reduced sandiness in margarine
Chocolate Improved aeration and stabilityAnti-bloom agent

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