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Potassium iodate is used in baking as a fast-acting dough-oxidizing agent to fully develop the dough.

Potassium Iodate


What is Potassium Iodate?

It is an oxidizing agent used as a processing aid in dough mixing.

Origin

Potassium iodate is chemically synthesized from potassium hydroxide and iodine.

Function

It is a fast-acting dough-oxidizing agent that works in the mixer to fully develop the dough.

Composition

Itʼs a simple ionic molecule made up of potassium and iodate.

Application

Use up to 75ppm at the mixer. Works best at the dough mixer, not at the sponge stage.