Stearic acid is a kind of fatty acid widely existing in nature. Almost all oils contain stearic acid with different contents. The content of stearic acid in animal fat is higher, such as 24% in butter, less in vegetable oil, 0.8% in tea oil and 6% in palm oil, but 34% in cocoa butter.
Riboflavin is mainly used as medicine, food additive and feed additive. In medicine, riboflavin is used as compound vitamin or vitamin B2 preparation, and as yellow colorant of sugar coated tablets and capsules. When it is used as food additive, it can strengthen nutrition on the one hand, and it can also be used as yellow colorant on the other hand.
Benzoic acid benzyl ester is used as a solvent and flavor fixer for musk, and a substitute for camphor. It is used for the preparation of pertussis and asthma medicine, and also as solvent for cellulose acetate, confectionery seasoning, plastic plasticizer, insect repellent.
Stevioside is a mixture of eight kinds of sugars with the same diterpenoid ligands. It does not contain sugar and heat. Its color is white to yellowish. It has suitable taste and no peculiar smell. It is a new sugar source with broad development prospects. Stevioside is a kind of sweetener which has been found in the world and approved by the Ministry of health of China. It has low calorie and its taste is very close to sucrose. It is the third natural sweetener with development value and health esteem after sugarcane and beet sugar. It is internationally known as "the third sugar source in the world". Stevioside, as a food sweetener and preservative, is widely used in food industry to produce high sweetness, low calorie, low salt and anti caries food.