Pectins (E440) are natural carbohydrates, predominantly found in fruits,
that act as gelling agents in the food industry, creating the desirable
jelly-like texture in jams, jellies, and marmalades.
Pectins stabilize and thicken various food products, such as desserts,
confectioneries, and beverages, ensuring a uniform consistency and
Recognized as safe by various health authorities, pectins have been
widely used without notable adverse effects when consumed in typical