The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival celebrated notably by the Chinese peoples. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late September to early October.Mid-Autumn Festival in 2018 is September 24th, Chinese people will have a holiday for 3 days to celebrate the holiday.
During the Mid-Autumn Festival, the most common food Chinese eat is moon cake. The moon cakes in the traditional Chinese tradition are divided into four major factions according to their origin, sales volume and characteristics: Cantonese-style moon cakes, Beijing-style moon cakes, and Su Moon cakes and tidal moon cakes.
The main raw materials of moon cakes are flour, eggs, sugar, food additives, various fillings; main nutrients protein, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, energy; main edible effects soften blood vessels, prevent arteriosclerosis, improve immunity, suitable for all ages. The most commonly used food additives in moon cake making are sweeteners, thickeners, preservatives (added according to legal regulations), flavors, Colorants (natural), emulsifiers, etc.
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Sweeteners: sodium saccharin, aspartame, stevia, sucralose, xylitol, etc. compound sweeteners, and tabletop sweeteners products
Preservatives: potassium sorbate, sorbic acid, sodium benzoate, etc.
Flavoring: MSG, Ethyl Maltol, Maltol
Thickener: gelatin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, sodium alginate, CMC, agar, konjac, etc.
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