Acidity Regulator
Get Acidity Regulator essential facts below. View Videos or join the Acidity Regulator discussion. Add Acidity Regulator to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Acidity Regulator
Anhydrous citric acid

Acidity regulators, or pH control agents, are food additives used to change or maintain pH (acidity or basicity). They can be organic or mineral acids, bases, neutralizing agents, or buffering agents. Typical agents include the following acids and their sodium salts: sorbic acid, acetic acid, benzoic acid, and propionic acid.[1] Acidity regulators are indicated by their E number, such as E260 (acetic acid), or simply listed as "food acid".

Acidity regulators differ from acidulants, which are often acidic but are added to confer sour flavors. They are not intended to stabilize the food, although that can be a collateral benefit.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Erich Lück and Gert-Wolfhard von Rymon Lipinski "Foods, 3. Food Additives" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, 2002, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. doi: 10.1002/14356007.a11_561



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Acidity_regulator
 



 



 
Music Scenes