FloZein Products is the only North American manufacturer of Zein, a protein extracted from corn, which performs as glaze, coating, adhesive, encapsulation agent, and oxygen/moisture/microbial barrier.
PropertiesAll FloZein™ products are:
- OU Kosher/Pareve, Halal Compliant
- 100% Biodegradable and Digestible
- Tasteless, odorless, clear
FunctionalityFor food and agricultural use, Zein:
- Functions as a direct vegan replacement for food shellac
- Provides a moisture, oxidation, and microbial barrier which increases shelf life
- Encapsulates flavors, sweeteners, or nutrients
- Adheres inclusions onto your product
- Prevent migration of flavor and moisture within mixed products (e.g., trail mix, fruit bars.
- Coat fresh fruits and vegetables to preserve freshness, appearance, and to inhibit microbial growth.
- Controls moisture so roots do not dry out, improving storage yield
- Maintains dry conditions, inhibiting fungal growth, thereby inhibiting seed rot
- Protects from insect and pest infestation
- Prevents early germination/pre-harvest sprouting