Dextrose Monohydrate

What is dextrose? Dextrose is the name of a simple sugar made from corn or wheat that’s chemically identical to glucose, or blood sugar. The D-isomer (D-glucose), also known as dextrose, occurs widely in nature, but the L-isomer (L-glucose) does not. Glucose is the human body’s key source of energy and can be obtained by […]

Bragan Company Name Change

We are glad to announce our rebrand and our company name change. To read the formal communication, click on the link Company name change announcement.

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate, E500 / E500ii, also known in every household as baking soda, and Bicarbonate of soda. Other names are sodium hydrogen carbonate, cooking soda, or bread soda. It is a chemical composite with the formula NaHCOᶟ. Sodium bicarbonate is a solid white crystalline powder that decomposes when heated or exposed to moisture, releasing carbon […]

Where to buy Garlic Powder or Granules?

Why did the blonde throw tic-tacs in her spaghetti? The recipe told her to mints her garlic.     Garlic has a very colourful and rich history with Egyptian crypts from 23200 BC, carrying the oldest visible inscriptions of its existence. The Egyptians mostly fed their slaves insipid food (different porridges) with garlic to make […]

Citric acid a versatile ingredient

Citric acid forms an essential role in the organic acidulant ingredients category. Citric acid is commonly used as a food additive for natural flavouring and flavour enhancement. The ingredient is considered a weak acid which has a PH level between 3 and 6 and it is often used as an emulsifying agent, as well as […]

Food & Beverage Colours

                                                                                                       The colour of your […]

Viscogel

Viscogel is a modified maize starch (E1422) that is manufactured by Hexus who carries HACCP and ISO 22000 food safety certification and is distributed by Bragan Ingredients throughout Africa. It is extremely versatile and can be utilised in many Food applications as a thickening agent, stabilizer, emulsifier, or disintegrant. Viscogel has high stability against, acid, […]

Maize Starch

Maize starch is a food additive (E1404) that also belongs to the group of Native starches like potato starch, wheat starch, and tapioca-rice starch. It is also known as Corn starch, Corn flour, and Maizena  (a popular South African household ingredient used for the thickening of sauces and soups). This type of starch is white […]

Sugar, spice and everything nice…

During the Middle Ages, Sugar was considered a rare, expensive spice, rather than an everyday condiment. Sugar is a sweet-flavoured ingredient, used in a variety of food and drinks around the world since ancient times. This sweetener has become a favourite in almost every household. It’s hard to find someone who isn’t a fan–we know […]

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate, E500 / E500ii, also known in every household as baking soda, and Bicarbonate of soda or just Sodium Bicarb. Other names are sodium hydrogen carbonate, cooking soda, or bread soda. It is a chemical composite with the formula NaHCOᶟ. Sodium bicarbonate is a solid white crystalline powder that decomposes when heated or exposed […]