Vegetal Chitosan: A Natural and Versatile Ingredient for Food Applications

Chitosan is a natural polymer derived from chitin, a biopolymer that is found in the exoskeleton of crustaceans such as shrimp, crab, and lobster. Chitosan is widely used in various fields, including medicine, agriculture, and food industries, due to its biocompatibility, biodegradability, and non-toxicity. However, the use of chitosan from animal sources poses several concerns, […]