Products Distributed

Calcium Chloride Pellets

Our calcium chloride is available in white pellets (77%) or white powder/pellets (95-98%). The product is odourless and is used by food or chemical processors. It can be used in the food industry as a preservative, hardener, coagulant, calcium source and pH-controller. It can be used in a variety of applications in the food industry:

  • Cheese and curd production for speeding the process of coagulation
  • Fruits and vegetables processing and preservation
  • Meat tenderization and freezing point decreasing
  • Ice cream production
  • Jelly & Jam production

Sodium Nitrate Powder

It is characterized as a white, crystalline, slightly hygroscopic inorganic salt which is used as a preservative in the cheese making process. It’s added to cheese milk to effectively inhibit the gas producing bacteria (Clostridia and/or Coliform) to reduce to formation of ‘eyes’ or large gas holes in the cheese.

Phosphates

Phosphates are used in the processed cheese making process to adjust the pH of cheeses, enhance spreadability and as an emulsifying salt. There are variations of the phosphates available depending on the effect you are hoping to obtain by using the product. 

Waxes from Paramelt

Paramelt is a global leader in speciality waxes, adhesives and dispersions. Paramelt has over 120 years in formulating speciality waxes. 

GrayTec are distributor’s for Paramelt in South Africa. 

The waxes we are able to distribute are:

Investment Casting Waxes:

  • Pattern waxes
  • Sprue,runner or gating waxes
  • Soluble waxes
  • Accessory waxes

Cosmetics and Personal Care Waxes:

  • Paracerra Waxes
  • Parracerra N-line
  • Natural waxes – beeswax, beeswax blends and vegetable waxes

Cheese Waxes :

  • Paradip cheese wax in a variety of colours
  • Paradip nowax – vegetable based cheese wax

Grape Skin Extract

Grape skin extract is a 100% natural colouring obtained by aqueous extraction of anthocyanins from red grape skins.

Grape skin offers a violet dark red colour. 

Grape skin extract is commonly used in:

  • Beverages
  • Ice Cream and dairy desserts
  • Jams and fruit preparation
  • Confectionary

 

Natural Colourants from Allied Biotech

Allied Biotech Corporation has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of carotenoids, they are currently ranked as the third biggest carotenoid producer in the world. 

GrayTec is Allied Biotech’s Corporation representatives in South Africa.

They have a variety of products such as: 

  • Beta-carotenes 
  • Apo-8-Carotenal
  • Canthaxanthin
  • Lutein
  • Lycopene

The carotenoids are available in a variety of concentrations and are available in powder or emulsion form. 

These carotenoids can be used in a variety of applications in food and feed: dairy, meat, juice, confectionary, fish, bakery, animal feed and pet food. 

We distribute a  wide variety of cheese-boards, -slicers, -knives, -hatchets, -cutting machines & -graters to the food industry.
For any Boska orders please contact Brenda Wahl at brendawahl@graytec.co.za

 

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