TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

TEXTURE AGENT [1 record]

Record 1 2010-03-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Food Additives
DEF

A food additive used to improve the appearance or feel of a food.

CONT

For instance, canned tomatoes, canned potatoes and canned apple slices tend to become soft and fall apart, unless the texturizer calcium chloride, for example, or its salts are added, which keep the product firm.

Key term(s)
  • texturiser
  • texturising agent

French

Domaine(s)
  • Additifs alimentaires
DEF

Substance naturelle ou d'origine chimique, qui permet ou facilite le maintien en équilibre de phases physiques hétérogènes présentes dans une préparation alimentaire.

OBS

Par leurs propriétés émulsifiantes et stabilisantes, ces additifs confèrent une onctuosité ou une gélification à une denrée alimentaire prête à l'emploi.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Aditivos alimentarios
Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: