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Cytoguard® CDP Ultra

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Ingredient Name: Cultured Dextrose
Function: Shelf Life Enhancer, Preservative
Ingredient Origin: Natural Origin
Labeling Claims: Allergen-free, Natural, Kosher, Dairy-free, Clean Label, Gluten-free, Vegan, Naturally Derived, Non-GMO
Features: Suitable for Vegans, Preservation
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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Ingredient Origin
Natural Origin
Food Ingredients Functions
Dextrose, Glucose, Cultured Dextrose
Food Ingredients
  • Cultured Dextrose
  • Cultured Sugars

Cytoguard® CDP Ultra Features & Benefits

Features & Benefits


  • Clean label
  • Gluten-free and Dairy-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Kosher
  • Made in Europe
  • Maintains freshness and quality
  • Inhibits mold and rope bacteria
  • Cleaner flavor
  • All materials used in manufacture of this product are gluten free



  • Effective at Neutral pH
  • Minimal Effect on Color or Taste in Recommended Applications and Use Levels
  • Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free
  • Label-Friendly Replacement for Artificial Preservatives
Product Highlights
  • CytoGuard® CDP Ultra is a highly effective, low-cost mold inhibitor and shelf-life extender. It is fermented to produce bacteriocins and a range of organic acids, including propionic acid, which naturally inhibits the growth of yeast and molds in food. CytoGuard CDP Ultra allows for a natural replacement of synthetic preservatives, such as propionates, sorbates, and benzoates.
  • CytoGuard CDP Ultra is a natural, clean-label shelf life solution for various food products and can be used to extend the shelf life and safety of foods, such as baked goods, cheeses, meats, sauces, puddings, dressings, dips, and vegan and vegetarian products.


Dairy-Free Cultured Dextrose Advantage

  • Cultured dextrose is a natural food ingredient produced through the fermentation of sugars with specific food-grade bacteria to contain organic acids and peptides. Unlike other cultured dextrose products, CytoGuard CDP Ultra is not produced from dairy start cultures, making it a clean-label shelf life extension solution suitable for vegan and vegetarian applications.
  • Clean label manufacturers prefer CytoGuard CDP Ultra cultured dextrose as a more natural alternative to chemically synthesized preservatives with the added benefit of "dairy-free" and "gluten-free" labeling. It can be used at very low levels and still effectively inhibit the growth of various microorganisms, including yeast, molds, and other bacteria, and maintain the refreshness and quality of foods.

Applications & Uses


Some examples of where CytoGuard CDP can be used include:

  • Tortillas
  • Buns
  • Sauces
  • Dough
  • Baked Goods
  • Cheeses
  • Plant-based Foods
  • Meats
  • Sauces
  • Puddings
  • Dressings and Dips


White to light yellow powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value6 – 9--
Moisturemax. 8wt.%-
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Aerobic Plate Countmax. 1500cfu/g-
Escherichia ColiAbsent--
SalmonellaAbsentper 375g-
Staphylococcus AureusAbsentper 25g-
Yeasts and Moldsmax. 10cfu/g-
Heavy Metals
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Arsenic (As)max. 1ppm-
Lead (Pb)max. 1ppm-
Mercury (Hg)0ppm-
Total Heavy Metalsmax. 10ppm-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance


  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • ISO 22000:2005

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Packaging Information

15kg white bucket

Country of Origin : Belgium

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 months
Storage and Shelf Life
  • Shelf Life is 24 months, unopened.
  • Store ≤20ºC in dry conditions, away from direct sunlight and odiferous products
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