Porang which is more familiarly known as Konjac (Amorphophallys Konjac) can be commonly found in East and Southeast Asia. The konjac itself has been worldwide-known for ages as the main ingredient of Shirataki and Konnyaku.
In Indonesia, konjac has been one of the largest export commodities that have a very great value and PT. Asia Prima Konjac is one of the manufacturers that produce various konjac products, from raw to end-user products. One of the products we just launched is FUKUMI Konjac Rice, with its brand new innovation, easy to serve.
Konjac is a 100% natural origin product that is high in fiber.
Konjac is made mostly of Glucomannan.
Konjac contains more than ten kinds of amino acid required by human body, microelement and unsaturated fatty acid.
Konjac is proven to help resisting tumor, lowering blood pressure, blood sugar, and aiding in losing weight.
Konjac is recommended by WHO as one of the healthiest food for human being in 21st century.
Konjac can be used as thickener, stabilizer, gelling agent, and water retention agent. It provides better cohesiveness, slice ability, and mouthfeel to meat products such as meat balls, nuggets, sausages, burgers, hams.
Konjac aids in preventing the retrogradation of starch and enhances the water retention & the freeze-thaw stability. It extends the freshness and shelf life of bakery products.
DRESSINGS, SAUCES, BEVERAGES
Konjac maintains stable emulsions and suspensions. It improves mouthfeel and enhances the shiny appearance.
Konjac improves the texture and prevents syneresis. It is also controls the crystal growth in ice creams.
KONJAC BASED PRODUCTS
Commonly eaten in South East Asia Country such as Konnyaku, Shirataki (Konjac noodles), and imitating food for vegetarian.
Konjac is an excellent gelling agent that provides wide spectrum of textural properties. It has the ability to gel at room temperature.
Konjac is a low crab dietary fiber that lowers the intake of fat. Konjac helps in losing and/or controlling the weight. Konjac’s main component-Glucomannanhas zero calories and can assist fat burning efforts though promoting gastrointestinal motility.
Glucomannan can absorb up to 200 times its weight of water, create a feeling of fullness through its water binding effects.
Improves the suspension of active pharmaceutical ingredients in drugs preparations. Konjac is a good substitute of gelatin in hard and soft gel capsules.
Konjac is useful during the preparation of surgical jellies.