Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL)

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL) What is Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL)? SSL is a versatile emulsifier used in bread, buns and other bakery products as a dough strengthener and crumb softener. Due to its ionic and nonpolar nature, it is able to interact with gluten proteins promoting their aggregation. Its nonpolar portion allows it [...]