• zzz



Short Description:

Natamycin is sometimes called pimaricin. It’s a naturally occurring anti-fungal agent. It is widely used as a food preservative.It is produced during fermentation by bacteria, Streptomyces natalensis. This type of bacteria is commonly found in soil.

Product Detail

Product Tags

Common Uses

Natamycin is used to prevent to fungus in foods. It is active against yeasts and molds, but not bacteria. This makes it convenient for use in foods that ripen after processing.

It has advantages over traditional chemical preservatives. It doesn’t affect flavour. It has less impact/dependence on the acidity of food.

It is commonly used in diary products like cottage cheese, sour cream, and yogurt. It is also used in packaged salad mixes.

Natamycin is a food preservative that is approved and used in more than 150 countries around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have evaluated Natamycin thoroughly and all list it as safe for human consumption.

Test Items



White to creamy-yellow almost odorless crystalline powder


≥30.0%  ≥50.0%

Heavy metal


Loss on drying






Total Plate Count




  • Previous:
  • Next:

  • Write your message here and send it to us

    Products categories