Garlic powder is a common condiment widely used in Chinese cooking. There are many types of garlic powder on the market. One of the more special ones is steam sterilized garlic powder. Compared with ordinary garlic powder, it has the following differences:
The production process is different: ordinary garlic powder is processed from chopped or ground garlic cloves, while steam sterile garlic powder is processed under specific process conditions. It is processed through ultra-high temperature steam sterilization technology under high temperature and high pressure conditions, so there will be no bacteria and no odor.
Different nutrients: Ordinary garlic powder will lose some nutrients during processing, such as vitamin C, etc., while steam sterilized garlic powder can better retain the nutrients of garlic, including rich allicin, selenium, etc.
Different taste: Because steam sterile garlic powder uses high temperature and high pressure conditions in the production process, the taste will be more delicate and better than ordinary garlic powder.
Different scopes of application: Ordinary garlic powder has a wide range of applications and can be used for various cooking and seasonings, while steam sterile garlic powder is suitable for occasions with higher food hygiene requirements, such as food processing plants, medical institutions, etc.
In short, there are many differences between steam sterile garlic powder and ordinary garlic powder, including production process, nutritional content, taste and scope of application. For consumers who pursue high quality, health and safety, steam sterile garlic powder is a very good choice.