Metolose® NE

METOLOSE® NE food grade is a range of low to high viscosity food quality Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose products.


The main functions of METOLOSE® NE:

  • Control of viscosity at all temperatures
  • High tolerance against salt and sugar
  • Retention of moisture
  • Entrainment of air


Product facts
E Number: E 464
Substitution: MeO = 19.0-24.0% ; HPO = 4.0-12.0%
Character: Good compatibility with other materials, soluble in warm condition


METOLOSE® NE grades:
Grade Labeled Viscosity (2% aqueous solution, 20°C)
NE-100 100
NE-4000 4000


NE Applications

METOLOSE® improves water retentivity of dough and final product, and it also helps to keep soft texture and extends shelf life. In gluten free bread, METOLOSE® gives good loaf volume with a proper texture. Furthermore, example for doughnuts, METOLOSE® reduces oil absorption and helps to maintain the structure. METOLOSE® provides all these properties without stiff texture.


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