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Brown Rice Syrup Application

About Rice Syrup

Brown rice is rich in complexes and considered as sweetener which is derived by soaking rice starch with enzymes to break down the starches, followed by draining off the liquid and reducing it by heated cooking until the desired uniformity is reached. The enzymes used in the scarification step are brought by an addition of grown barley grains to the rice starch by the traditional method or by adding bacterial- or fungal-derived purified enzyme isolates by the modern, industrialized method. This syrup is considered as gluten-free liquid and vegan, derived from brown rice. It is mainly produced in Europe, the United States and in Asia. Traditionally, it is used in Asian foods and has been a popular choice among the people looking for a sweetener alternative to regular sugar. The syrup is used in cooking or baking stuff and has many applications, confectionary being one of the major reliant of this syrup. Further, it can be added to drinks like tea or coffee, could also be drizzled on waffles or pancakes. Some people enjoy it as dessert and an ice cream topping as well.

Features of Rice Syrup

  • Clear yellow color
  • Sweet flavor
  • Odorless
  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Hypo-Allergenic
  • Retains moisture
  • Maintains freshness of food

Confectionary Applications of Rice Syrup:

One cannot forget the use of rice syrups in confectionary industry. Hard candies, jelly and gum candies, panned candies and confectionary coatings are few of the top examples from rice syrup application. It helps control sugar blooms, moderates stickiness, good choice of processing viscosity, clean flavor, barrier coating and provides shine to the finished product. Did we mention here about aiding in fat reduction?

Baked goods like cakes, cookies and muffins are the best example of rice syrup application that helps stabilize moisture, moderates texture and used for excellent freeze stability. Beverage industry where drinks and dry mixes are applications of rice syrup. It helps the body’s immune system, along with low sweetness and have a clean flavor. Rice maltodextrin and rice syrup solids are used for frozen desserts like ice-cream, helps in optimizing sweetness and freezing point. To sum up, rice syrup is added to dairy products, baked goods, table spreads, and bread, breakfast cereals and bars, meat products, salad dressings, and confectionery items.

Conclusion:

Rice syrup in could be a very powerful way to resist and prevent diseases and avoiding excess sugar. It is recommended to consume rice syrup instead of adding extra sweeteners. A diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, yogurt, pickled vegetables, and omega-3 rich sources and less in calories and carbs is enough to help boost the immune system. Rice syrup is considered to be good for human health. It has been convincingly shown to be beneficial for their intended purposes when consumed as part of a generally well-balanced and healthful diet.

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