Powder sunflower lecithin is a perfect replacer for Soy powder lecithin as it carries the same functional capacity. A high concentration of phospholipids in the de-oiled sunflower lecithin powder makes it sufficient to achieve very good results in various applications.
In comparison to soy, sunflower is hypoallergenic, IP sustainable and safe. Just the fact that Sunflower does not have any Genetic Modifications is a huge relief for consumers, and undoubtedly a factor which they notice and approve. No Genetically Modified sunflower kernels have ever been grown. The good natural taste and smell of sunflower lecithin powder makes it attractive for use in a diversity of ways. Sunflower lecithin is ideally suited to replace soy lecithin due to a comparable phospholipid and fatty acid composition. It is a marketing advantage to have Sunflower Lecithin on the label.
De-oiled SF lecithin acts as an emulsifier, dispersant, wetting agent, antioxidant, surfactant, instantizing agent, lubricant, viscosity modifiers, and release agent. It is used in a wide variety of different Food,Feed, Technical, Pharma, and Cosmetic systems.