Liquid Glucose is a food syrup, made from the hydrolysis of starch.
Rice and Corn is Commonly used as the source of the starch in India.Â Glucose is produced by, Enzyme hydrolysis.
Liquid Glucose used in confectionery manufacture contains varying Amounts of glucose, maltose and higher oligosaccharides, depending on the grade.
Glucose is used in foods to soften texture, add volume, prevent crystallization of sugar, and enhance flavor. Glucose syrup is often used as part of the mixture that goes into creating fake blood for films and television. Blood mixtures that contain glucose syrup are very popular among independent films and filmmakers, as it is cheap and easy to obtain.
Its major uses in commercially prepared foods are as a thickener, sweetener, and humectant (an ingredient that retains moisture and thus maintains a food’s freshness).
Glucose is also widely used in the manufacture of a variety of candy products.