SternPur – de-oiled pure lecithin
Powdered or granulated pure lecithin is ideal as a functional
additive for many foods. This flavour-neutral powder is made
by removing the oil from the liquid lecithin, resulting in a
powder with a high acetone-insoluble content and excellent
- Suitable for nutritional supplements, baked goods, pasta, chewing gum
SternFlow – lecithin on carrier
Powdered products are best enriched with a free-flowing
lecithin. By combining liquid lecithin with dry, powdery carrier
substances, we create a highly functional lecithin that customers
can easily and economically mix into their products.
- Suitable for baked goods, bake mixes, ready-to-use flours
Yellothin, LeciStar S/R, SternFine – standardised liquid lecithins
Standard lecithin is easier than raw lecithin to mix into liquid
foods. We ensure consistent quality by tuning the raw lecithin’s
viscosity and other characteristics.
- Suitable as a standard emulsifier for many foods
SternPhil H – hydrolysed lecithin
Hydrolysed lecithin has improved oil-in-water emulsifying
abilities. To make this easily dispersible lecithin variant, standard
lecithin is hydrolysed with the enzyme phospholipase,
for improved solubility in water.
- Suitable for baking fats, baked goods, margarine and low-fat margarine
SternInstant– sprayable lecithin compound
SternInstant, our sprayable lecithin compound, is perfect
for instantising and as a separator. It has low viscosity and is
declaration-friendly, and also has dust-binding properties.
- Suitable for powdered milk and cacao, and all other powdered
products in need of improved solubility, and as a separating agent.
Sunflower lecithin, the GMO-free alternative
With soy there is a high risk of GMO contamination.
Sternchemie customers can be sure of getting only
lecithin that meets applicable EU requirements. We
are nevertheless always looking for alternatives. Since
there are no genetically modified sunflower varieties,
in recent years we have invested in production,
storage and contacts with oil mills that process only