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Is white colored sweet tasting powder which is most commonly utilized in food processing industry as an emulsifier. It is a glycerol ester of stearic acid and is known to be hygroscopic in nature. This compound also finds application as thickening, preservative, & anticaking agent for food processing and in pharmaceutical industries as control release agent. It has chemical formula C21H42O4 with molecular weight of 358.56 g/mol and density of 1.03 g/cm3. For baking preparations, Glycerol Monostearate is used to add body to food items and is responsible for giving smooth texture to whipped cream.