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  • Lecithin

    Lecithin is a mixture of fractions extracted from vegetable oils using physical methods. By their nature, the lecithins are the most widespread group of polar lipids, which are present in cell membranes of all living organisms.

    Lecithin is a valuable food ingredient comprised of a number of natural vegetable phospholipids. It is used as a highly effective food additive enhancing the emulsifying and dispersing, as well as other rheological properties of various foods, and is used as an antioxidant.

    Physicochemical  parameters
    Soy lecithin Rapeseed lecithin
    Acetone insolubles
    Min. 60.0 Min. 60.0
    Toluene insolubles
    Max. 0.3 Max. 0.3
    Moisture and volatile matter 
    Max. 1.0 Max. 1.0
    Acid value
    Max. 36.0 Max. 36.0
    Peroxide value
    Max. 10.0
    Max. 10.0
    Color value of 10%-solution in toluene Max. 80.0
    Max. 80.0
    Viscosity at 25 C Max. 12.0
    Max. 12.0

    Sodrugestvo Group is a leading Russian manufacturer of high-quality food-grade soy and rapeseed lecithin. Our production capacities allow us to manufacture up to 12 tonnes of the product per day in various packaging ranging from 200 to 1,000 kg depending on the customer’s needs.

    Please send all questions about purchase and use of food products to

    oil@sodru.com