LAE<sup>®</sup> use in India is approved in several food categories

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) included the following uses for Ethyl lauroyl arginate HCl similar to those approved by Codex in 2011:
  • Cheese: unripened, ripened, whey, processed, flavoured or analogues of cheese
  • Dairy-based desserts
  • Fat spreads, dairy fat spreads, blended spreads such as margarine and cocoa-based spreads including fillings
  • Dried fruits, nuts and seeds
  • Fruit fillings for pastries
  • Surface-treated, peeled, cut or shredded fresh vegetables, seaweeds, nuts and seeds
  • Vegetables and seaweeds in vinegar, oil, brine, or soybean sauce
  • Cocoa and chocolate products
  • Chewing gum
  • Cereal/pulses and starch-based desserts
  • Egg products and egg-based desserts e.g., custard
  • Seasonings and condiments
  • Ready-to-eat soups and broth including canned, bottled and frozen
  • Mixes for soups and broths
  • Emulsified and non-emulsified sauces (e.g., mayonnaise, salad dressings, onion dips, ketchup, cream sauce)
  • Salads (e.g., macaroni salad, potato salad) and sandwich spreads
  • Carbonated and non-carbonated water-based flavoured drinks as well as concentrates (liquid or solid) for water-based flavoured drinks
This relevant milestone in regulatory terms places the LAE® in front of a potential market of more than 1.3 billion inhabitants.
Use the following link to read more about LAE® India legislation.