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A fungicidal antimycotic of the polyene macrolide group. It is produced by several species of Streptomyces. The commercial product may contain up to three moles of water.
Chemical formula: C33H47NO13
Structure formula: see below
Formula weight: 665.74
APPLICATION cheeses, yoghurt, sour cream, dried and semi-dried cured meat products, bakery products, wines and fruit juices.
CHARACTERISTICS Natamycin has very effective restrain for fungal and yeast. It can control and delay their growth.
Natamycin has extra safety for consumer due to no reported allergic or sensory reactions
Natamycin is very stable at ambient temperatures and pH, so it can be used broadly in food.
Natamycin is cost-effective solution due to high efficacy at low concentrations.
So it can enhance food quality, prolong food storage time, and protect foodstuff against mycotoxin production which can improve food safety.