7 06, 2015

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic Acid Also known as vitamin C or dehydroascorbic acid (baking industry) What is Ascorbic Acid? Ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C, is an essential nutrient found in citrus fruits and many vegetables. It is used as wheat flour improver in yeast-leavened baked goods to help increase the volume of bread [...]

7 06, 2015

Ascorbates

Ascorbates What are Ascorbates? Ascorbates are alkaline salts of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and a buffered alternative to ascorbic acid. It is a typical additive in foods, beverages and bakery products and can be used as a component of clean label formulations. The most common ascorbates in food are sodium ascorbate, calcium [...]

7 06, 2015

Anhydrous Monocalcium Phosphate (AMCP)

Anhydrous Monocalcium Phosphate (Monohydrate) Also known as coated phosphoric acid calcium salt What is Anhydrous Monocalcium Phosphate (AMCP)? Anhydrous monocalcium phosphate CaH4(PO4)2 is an acidulant and slow-acting leavening acid. Its main uses include: Household baking powders Leavening agents for pre-leavened products AMCP is essentially a monocalcium phosphate (MCP) which has been coated [...]

7 06, 2015

Adipic Acid

Adipic Acid What is Adipic Acid? Adipic acid is a dicarboxylic acid with the lowest acidity of commonly used food acids. It is a food additive which serves several functions in jams, beverages and baked goods. It’s used as an acidulant, pH regulator, flavoring, buffering and leavening agent.¹,² In baking, this acid [...]

7 06, 2015

Acetic Acid

Acetic acid is used in baking as a leavening agent. Acetic Acid What is Acetic Acid? Acetic acid is a weak organic acid. It is the primary component in vinegar, responsible for its sharp taste and aroma characteristic that in imparts on other products. Acetic acid is liquid, transparent and [...]

7 06, 2015

pH

pH Also known as measure of acidity and alkalinity What is pH? The ‘pH’ is an acronym which stands for “potential of hydrogen.” It is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of chemical substances and is most accurately assessed using a pH-meter. It's a key indicator in the food and chemical [...]

7 06, 2015

Tartaric Acid

Tartaric Acid What is Tartaric Acid? Tartaric acid is an organic acid that is a by-product of winemaking. It is characterized by its  sharp tart taste. In cakes and sweet baked goods production, tartaric acid is used as a fast-acting leavening acid in some baking powders.  As a food acid regulator, it [...]

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