Part II Ingredient Categories

  • Robert S. Igoe


Acidulants are acids used in processed foods for a variety of functions that enhance the food. Acids are used as flavoring agents, preservatives in microbial control, chelating agents, buffers, gelling and coagulating agents, and in many other ways.


Fumaric Acid Corn Sweetener Sodium Benzoate Propyl Gallate Sorbic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.San DiegoUSA

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