Halal Certified Transglutaminase

Halal is an Arabic word means lawful or permitted. It is always mentioned along with Haraam which means sinful or prohibited by Allah. At the same time, you will also be able to find another related term in Islamic food, mushbooh which means doubtful or suspect as it is unclear whether they are Halal or Haraam. For mushbooh food, the products’ source and manufacturing process need to be audited to decide whether it’s halal or haraam.


Transglutaminase (TG) is an enzyme which can catalyze the reaction of transamination. It catalyzes the L-Lysine’s r-aroylamino-hydroxybutyrate binding to the glutamic acid’s. So the covalent crosslinking among the proteins or peptides is happened and the polymer of covalent compounds is formed. In the food industry, TG is applied to improve several functional characteristics of meat and protein products, such as improving the meat’s structure, gel characteristic, elasticity, keeping the water and grease and so on. At the same time, the lysine is protected which preventing the maillard reaction. 

Transglutaminase is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Transglutaminase is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

This application file is based on limited review of Foodchem International Corporation. Transglutaminase one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Transglutaminase suppliers, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Transglutaminase from China for almost 10 years, please be assured to buy Transglutaminase at Foodchem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us Email: inquiry@foodchem.cn. Tel: +86-21-2206-3075.we will reply you within 1 working day.