What is LACTOCRYSTAL plus?
LACTOCRYSTAL plus is a powdered native whey protein isolate (WPI) separated and purified from fresh milk whey. It can be used as a protein source in various acid food applications. Highly stable to heat, it can also be used in transparent beverages.
LACTOCRYSTAL plus is a protein separated and purified from fresh milk whey.
Three features of LACTOCRYSTAL plus
Mild and fresh flavor
LACTOCRYSTAL plus has a mild and fresh flavor with a hint of acidity and almost completely void of a milky smell. It can be used in the development of smooth, easy-to-drink beverages with a low level of viscosity.
Excellent solubility and thermal stability
LACTOCRYSTAL plus is soluble in a wide range of pH levels. It is also highly stable to heat, especially under acidity, enabling the formulation of transparent solutions.
LACTOCRYSTAL plus and ordinary WPI compared in terms of thermal stability
Balanced amino acid composition and high BCAA content
With a high content of essential amino acid, LACTOCRYSTAL plus has an amino acid score of 100. It is characterized by high contents of valine, leucine, and isoleucine (collectively referred to as “BCAA” or branched chain amino acids).
LACTOCRYSTAL plus applications
For its excellent stability to heat, nutritional properties, and flavor, LACTOCRYSTAL plus can be ideally used in beverages, jelly, and other such products for athletes and beauty-conscious users (for weight and figure control).
The upper limit of the quantity that may be added depends on the types of secondary ingredients and the pH level of each product.
Feel free to direct your inquiries to the Functional Food Division of Nippon Shinyaku.
Example applications of LACTOCRYSTAL plus
LACTOCRYSTAL plus can be used in beverages that rehydrate and nourish the body after physical exercise or on hot summer days. It enables a delicious and convenient form of rehydration and protein intake.
- ・Approximately 3.5 g of LACTOCRYSTAL plus
- ・Faintly yuzu-flavored near-water drink that is refreshing and easy to drink
In powdered drink mixes
LACTOCRYSTAL plus is ideal in powdered drink mixes in granular form packaged as handy sticks. Quickly soluble anywhere and anytime, they offer delicious and convenient access to rehydration and protein.
- ・Approximately 8 g of LACTOCRYSTAL plus
- ・Grapefruit-flavored beverage that is refreshing and easy to drink
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