Chitoly™ OM
Water-soluble mushroom chitosan
Price : 70.00 EUR ( Click here to check you member price ) Package : 500 gr/bottle
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Chitoly® OM is a water-soluble fungal chitosan made from the cell walls of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) and is mainly used as an edible fresh-keeping coating to extend the freshness of fruit and beverages.





Growth control of Total Plate Count



Orange juice

Delay of rancidity, ascorbic acid degradation and microbial spoilage, clarification

1.2 g/L

Apple juice

1.5 g/L

Fruits & Vegetables

Fresh fruits

5-10 g/kg


Key Benefits

• Edible and biologically safe fresh-keeping coatings

• Shelf life extension

• Natural, clean-label as aid-processing


Chitosan has been recently approved for use as a novel food ingredients and aid-processing in Europe ((EC) No. 258/97, EFSA), USA (21 CFR 170.36, FDA), Australia and New Zealand (F2014L00033, Food Standards Australia New Zealand).

The regulations governing the use of Chitoly® OM vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available on request.