Ivanhoe operates hot oil esterification reactors that allow us to manufacture emulsifiers that are approved for use as direct food additives and have function as dispersants, stabilizers, or solubilizers for other food additive formulations.

Many of our emulsifiers are made with Non-GMO ingredients and some carry the Project Non-GMO certification. We also manufacture emulsifiers using RSPO Mass Balance certified palm oil based components and have Non-Palm options available.

Ivanhoe’s technical sales team will provide assistance with selecting the correct emulsifier for your food processing application.

Polyglycerol Esters
Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids (PGEs) are polymers of glycerin and fatty acids derived from vegetable sources. PGEs can be made with a wide range of HLBs and are popular choices to replace emulsifiers made from synthetic materials such as polysorbates.

Ivanhoe’s PGEs are approved for use as an emulsifier for food per 21 CFR 172.854 and are Non-GMO compliant.
Product Description Appearance HLB
I-MUL PGO 34K Triglycerol Tetraoleate Liquid 1.0
I-MUL PGO 1010K Decaglycerol Decaoleate Liquid 2.5
I-MUL PGE 381K Triglycerol Capric/Caprylic Liquid 5.5
I-MUL PGO 104K Hexaglycerol Tetraoleate Liquid 6.0
I-MUL PGO 31K Triglycerol Monooleate Liquid 6.2
I-MUL PGE 32K Decaglycerol Dicapric/Dicaprylic Liquid 14.5
I-MUL PGE 810K Decaglycerol Capric/Caprylic Liquid 16.0

Mono- and Diglyceride Glycerol Esters
Mono- and Diglycerides (MDGs) are oil soluble surfactants made via the esterification of glycerin and fatty acids. MDGs have a wide range of approved uses in food per 21 CFR 184.1505 which include emulsifiers, lubricants, release agents, flavoring adjuvants, formulations aids, and others.

Ivanhoe offer Non-GMO and Non-Palm varieties.
Product Description Appearance @ 25C HLB
I-MUL GMO LM Glycerol Monooleate, 32% monoester Liquid 2.8
I-MUL GMO K Glycerol Monooleate, 42% monoester Liquid 2.8
I-MUL 300 K Glycerol Monooleate and Propylene Glycol Liquid 2.8
I-MUL GMO SC Glycerol Monooleate, Non-GMO Liquid 2.8
I-MUL GML K Glycerol Monolaurate, Non-GMO Semi-solid 5.2
I-MUL GMCC K Glycerol Monocapric / Monocaprylic, Non-GMO Solid 6.0

Phosphated Mono and Diglycerides
Phosphated Mono and Diglycerides (PMDGs) are derivatives of MDGs, have properties similar to lecithin, and are Non-GMO and allergen free. PMDGs have lower viscosity than lecithin and better thermal properties. PMDGs are approved for use as an emulsifier, lubricant and release agents per 21 CFR 184.1521.
Product Description Appearance @ 25C HLB
I-PHOS 18 NG Phosphated Mono- and Diglycerides, Non-GMO Liquid 3.0
I-PHOS 20 NG Phosphated Mono- and Diglycerides, Non-GMO Liquid 3.0

Sorbitan Esters
Sorbitan esters are oil soluble surfactants made by the esterification of sorbitol and fatty acids. They are often combined with water soluble surfactants, like polysorbates, to make stable emulsions. Each sorbitan ester has specific FDA clearances and use restrictions, but is approved as an emulsifier in a wide range of foods.
Product Description Appearance HLB
S-I 80K Sorbitan Monooleate Liquid 4.3
S-I 60K Sorbitan Monostearate Solid 4.7
S-I 20K Sorbitan Monolaurate Liquid 8.6#

Polysorbates
Polysorbates are water soluble surfactants that are made by reacting sorbitan esters with ethylene oxide. Each polysorbate has specific FDA clearances and use restrictions, but are approved for a wide range of applications such as emulsifiers, solubilizing and dispersing agent, defoaming agent, and flavoring adjuvant.

Non-GMO polysorbates are available upon request.
Product Description Appearance HLB
T-I 65K Polysorbate 65 Solid 10.5
T-I 80K Polysorbate 80 Liquid 15.0
T-I 60K Polysorbate 60 Semi-Solid 15.2
T-I 20K Polysorbate 20 Liquid 16.7
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