Citric acid is obtained from naturally occurring organic acids. It is used as a preservative. It exists in many different fruits and vegetables, but is especially concentrated in lemons and limes.
Our citric acid comes from the fermentation of crude fruit sugars.
Citric acid is used extensively in the food, beverage, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries.
• Antioxidant and preservative properties prevents rancidity and bacteria growth
• Used in sourdough bread for extra tart taste (known as sour salt among bakers)
• Stabilizes ingredients, color, taste and flavor of a product
• Adjust pH