Bromelain

Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme like papain with significance in medical ailment. It is extracted from the pineapple juice from its fruits,leaves and stems. Main industries where bromelain enzyme is used are - pharmaceutical, tenderization, food, detergent, cosmetics and textile. In cosmetics, bromelain is used for removing the dead cells from the skin. It is also a major ingredient in tooth-whitening dentifrices.

Functional properties:

  • pH: 5.5 - 7.5

  • Temperature: 45-60°C

Prime industrial use:

  • Widely used in the food & beverage industry as tenderizer especially in meat processing.

  • Used as additives in nutraceutical products.

  • Used as a feed additive enzyme for animals.

  • In the cosmetics industry, bromelain enzyme is used to make products for acne removal, wrinkle and skin care treatment.

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