Powdered Dextrose, 1 lb. 8 oz.

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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.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs

127 reviews for Powdered Dextrose, 1 lb. 8 oz.

  1. Michael Shrum (verified owner)

    Great for sausage

  2. Ognyan Stoyanov (verified owner)

    Product was perfect and as advertised !

  3. Nathaniel Hall (verified owner)

    Item arrived as described. No lumps or irregularities. Would buy from again.

  4. alan (verified owner)

    2nd. time I’ve ordered from this company and both times the shipments arrived earlier than expected. Good job!

  5. alan penfield (verified owner)

    As advertised

  6. Bryan Mecom (verified owner)

    Always receive products in a timely fashion, can find hard to locate items here

  7. Robert Hill (verified owner)

    hard to find products made easy

  8. John WEBSTER (verified owner)

    Nicely packaged in a durable container. Better than plastic bags that i bought form another compnay.

  9. Nicole Lang (verified owner)

    I am fairly new at sausage making – the right way – and this website and products really got me on the right foot.

    The speed of the shipping was great – it arrived earlier than expected which made me happy.

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  11. Peter H. (verified owner)

    Great stuff we all know and use. Shipped fast too.

  12. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great product!

  13. Mike Ellsworth (verified owner)

    Powdered dextrose

  14. Troy Nelson (verified owner)

    Everything was as advertised. Which is exactly what I wanted. All expectations were met. I’m a very satisfied customer.

  15. Malcolm Haith (verified owner)

    Product had a perfect texture and taste

  16. James Supina (verified owner)

    Dissolves better than sugar.

  17. James Frank (verified owner)

    Everything came very quickly, and when I had an issue with the shipping, it was resolved within 1 day. I will be ordering again.

  18. Farris Wallace (verified owner)

    I ordered this product as an ingredient for “Taylor Ham” (aka Jersey Pork Roll). The product mixed well, with the desired flavor profile.

  19. Bogdan Manole (verified owner)

    Very fast shipment, excellent quality.

  20. Marcello Simone (verified owner)

    gives the cured meat the extra dimension

  21. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Fast service, quality product, great price, fair shipping= value!

  22. Paulie Spice Inc (verified owner)

    Packaged well and as listed.

  23. Anonymous (verified owner)

    It is what it says it is

  24. ROBERT BROWN (verified owner)

    all the products I have bought been great

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  28. Doug G. (verified owner)

    Can sometimes be hard to find! Thanks!!

  29. Laszlo Balint Jr (verified owner)

    great taste, more subtle than sucrose, less sweet.

  30. Dino Centra, Jr (verified owner)

    Have not tried it yet but shipping and ordering was very easy.

  31. ERIK BLUEMKE (verified owner)

    customer service is a problem I spoke with several people to correct a order mistake 1 min after order placed. called and was referred to many employees and different phone numbers all said they will call me back not one person did .. so I am stuck with product I don’t need ..

    so don’t make a mistake when ordering !!!!

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  33. Todd Kemp (verified owner)

    Great. Perfect. Packaged in appropriate amounts.

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  37. D. Starr (verified owner)

    Nice packaging

  38. Thomas Dean (verified owner)

    The whole order came within one week. Shipped and packed well.
    Two suggestions.
    Update order status from processing to shipped when shipped.

    How about throwing in your latest catalog?

    Overall very satisfied and would recommend as go to place for supplies.

  39. Wayne Feller (verified owner)

    Good pricing and received my order promptly.

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  41. MIchael Mccullen (verified owner)

    Your product has always accomplished what it was made for

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  44. Andy Renard (verified owner)

    great product

  45. John Thalhauser (verified owner)

    I have not yet used the items I purchased but I think the pricing is reasonable, the items were delivered quickly and they were nicely packaged. I also think you have a good website with a very good variety of products

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  48. mski2 (verified owner)

    In a nice plastic container NOT a leaky bag

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  51. Dale Render (verified owner)

    Quick shipping

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  55. andy Hill (verified owner)

    Always a great experience shopping and super fast shipping. That’s why I keep coming back.

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