Where and in which industries are acidifiers and preservatives used?
Acidifiers and preservatives are often used in the food and cosmetic industries.
With fruit, for example, they ensure the surfaces of cut fruit will not turn brown. In sausage and meat products, Acidifiers and preservatives are used to maintain the red colour of the meat, which gives it a fresh appearance. In fruit and vegetable juices, the additives ensure the colour is stabilised and the flavour improved. In baked goods, they do not only act as preservatives but also as a leavening agent and to improve their structure and volume.
In the cosmetic industry there are also numerous applications for acidifiers and preservatives, such as preserving creams or improving the attributes of oils and fats.