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Application of Ascorbic Acid in food industry

Application of Ascorbic Acid in food industry

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Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid is primarily used as an antioxidant that can have many benefits for food products. Reducing the oxidation rate preserves the color and freshness. Low pH of ascorbic acid can help prevent microbial growth. For these reasons, ascorbic acid is an effective natural preservative.

Ascorbic acid is used in the following cases:
  • In cocoa and chocolate
  • In oil and fat
  • In the drink
  • In the meat
  • In baking bread
  • In sausages
  • In canned