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NATAMYCIN

... is a fungicide that prevents yeasts and moulds from appearing in foods.

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...used in small quantities, NATAMYCIN

... is extremely effective and protects cheese and meat products that may deteriorate due to moulds, yeasts and other fungi.

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NATAMYCIN ...

is both economical and effective, and does not alter the food's natural maturing process.

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VGP – Welcome to world Natamycin

VGP, world leader in the field of Pimaricin and Natamycin

VGP, was created in 1988 in Vic, and since its inception we are dedicated to both the manufacturing and the supply and export of raw materials, ingredients and additives to major food industries worldwide.

Applications

STARTERS

yogurts, cheeses, probiotics

PRESERVATIVE

natamycin, nisin, lysozyme

RENNETS

animales, microbianos, quimosina.

ENZYMES

animal, microbial chymosin.

World of Natamycin

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The effect of propanol on natamycin

Some studies have shown that the production of natamycin may be affected by short chain fatty acids and alcohols. However, the addition of propanol has proven to be a much more effective additive, which can increase production rates of natamycin by up to 17 %.

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Immunochromatographic lateral flow to detect natamycin

Immunochromatographic lateral flow is a method that has been specially developed to detect natamycin in samples of milk and cheese. To do so, a monoclonal antibody combines with nanoparticles of gold, which acts as the main reagents to determine whether natamycin is present.