Benzioc acid is used for its “preservative properties”. It is a white crystalline solid. Note: Benzoic acid occurs naturally in many plants.
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Calcium Sorbate is an organic compound used as a preservative and humectant in foods and some CPG cosmetics.
Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) is a thickener, binder and stabilizer in a variety of foods. Cellulose is the carbohydrate that makes up the woody parts and cell walls of plants. CMC is a thickening agent made by reacting cellulose (wood… Read More
What Is Carrageenan?
Castoreum is a non-nutritive flavor extract extracted from the glands of a beaver. It is a creamy, orange substance that has a strong odor. It is used as a vanilla and raspberry flavoring in sweet food products and… Read More
Disodium Calcium EDTA is a derivative of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid – an acid which is used as a preservative and “chelating agent” (binds metals left in food from processing). Note: Disodium Calcium EDTA also promotes color retention.
Disodium Dihydrogen EDTA is a derivative of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid – an acid which is used as a preservative.
Disodium Succinate is a food additive that is regarded as an important ingredient of complex seasoning agents and particularly – it’s characteristic shellfish (clams). It has a molecular formula of C4H4Na2O4. Note: Succinic acids are commonly used in the… Read More
Margarine is a butter substitute made from the combination of vegetable oils, water, and milk. Margarine is used as a cheaper alternative to dairy butter products. The FDA states that margarine contains at least 80% fat. It is… Read More
Propylene Glycol Alginate is a synthetic stabilizer and defoaming agent in food production. It is used as a thickener derived from seaweed. It is used mostly in salad dressings and cream products like ice creams and custards.