16 06, 2015

Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate What is Calcium Carbonate? Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is an inorganic salt and food additive. It is used for a variety of reasons in foods and bakery products. For example, it's found as a: Dough conditioner Leavener Yeast nutrient Enhance nutritional value Origin A vast majority of this ingredient [...]

7 06, 2015

Calcium Propionate

Calcium Propionate What is Calcium Propionate? Calcium propionate is the calcium salt of propionic acid. It is a preservative commonly used in baked goods around the world, where it extends their shelf life by inhibiting the growth of spoilage microorganisms, namely mold and ropy bacteria.    Characteristics of calcium propionate include:  Chemical [...]

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