Metolose® MCE

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


The main functions of METOLOSE® MCE:

  • Texture control at high temperature
  • High gel strength at high temperature
  • Reduction of oil uptake
  • Processing aid for thermally processed products


Product facts
E Number: E 461
Substitution: MeO = 27.5-31.5%
Character: Firm thermal gel, good shape and water retention


Grade Labeled Viscosity (2% aqueous solution, 20°C)
MCE-4 4
MCE-15 15
MCE-25 25
MCE-100 100
MCE-400 400
MCE-1500 1500
MCE-4000 4000


MCE 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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