Powdered Dextrose for Sausage
Powdered dextrose for dry curing is sometimes also known as icing dextrose. Dextrose is a monosaccharide or simple sugar, about 70% as sweet as the regular sugar you keep in the pantry. It serves as a nutrient for the lactic acid organisms that help in fermentation, giving your sausages and other processed meats a tangy flavor. It’s most often used in processing semi-dry cured and dry-cured sausages.
Because dextrose is heavier than the meat itself, when applied it forces itself into the cells of the meat for effective processing. Buy dextrose powder online from the Sausage Maker in two convenient sizes—find our larger 5 lb. size here.
Product net weight: 1 lb. 8 oz.
Instructions: Use 2-5 Tb. powdered dextrose per 10 lbs. of meat. 1 lb. 8 oz. bulk dextrose powder will process approximately 200 lbs. of meat.