Glycerin monostearate as known as GMS, is an monoglyceride commonly used as an emulsifier in foods. It takes the form of a white, odorless, and sweet-tasting flaky powder that is hygroscopic. Chemically it is the glycerol ester of stearic acid.
1. Food field: cake oil, butter, coffee mate, cold food, liquid solid drink, dairy product, toffee, caramel, fruit candy, chocolate, bread, biscuit, peanut/walnut/bean/sesame/coconut sauce (milk), Sausages, ham, rice noodles, noodles, starch, spicy foods, etc.
2. Cosmetics: Emollients, creams, hair creams, shampoos, etc., as emulsifiers and thickeners.
3. Medical field: ointment, nutrient solution, etc.
4. Plastics additives: pearl cotton packaging, food packaging film, fruit net cover, PVC stabilizer, sanitary materials.