The Following PreservativeS may not be clean label

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic acid, also known as Vitamin C and L-ascorbic acid, is an ingredient isolate used as a natural preservative in food and as a dietary supplement.

Benzoates in Food

Benzoates are chemical preservative food additives used in food. They are the salts and esters of benzoic acid.

Benzoic Acid

Benzioc acid is used for its “preservative properties”. It is a white crystalline solid. Note: Benzoic acid occurs naturally in many plants.

BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)

Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) is a synthetic, chemical preservative generally used in some food and beverage applications to increase shelf life.

BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a synthetic, chemical preservative generally used in some food and beverage applications to increase shelf life.

Calcium Disodium EDTA

Calcium disodium EDTA is often abbreviated as its group of acids, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). It is a polyamino carboxylic acid, colourless, and water-soluble solid.

Calcium Propionate

Calcium propionate is a calcium salt of propanoic acid. It is generally used as a preservative and mold and fungus inhibitor.

Calcium Sorbate

Calcium Sorbate is an organic compound used as a preservative and humectant in foods and some CPG cosmetics.

Citric Acid

Citric acid is a weak organic acid that occurs naturally occurs in citric fruits, like lemons and limes. It can also be synthetically created from fungi and sucrose growth during fermentation within laboratories. It has a sour taste… Read More

Cystine (I-cysteine)

L-cysteine is a non-essential amino acid that is used as a dietary supplement as well as in baked goods as a dough conditioner. *This is not considered clean label when used as an additive for bread products. Note: Since… Read More