10 06, 2015

Chelating Agents

Chelating Agent Also known as sequestrant, chelants, or metal scavengers What are Chelating Agents? Chelating agents are food additives that prevent oxidation and increase shelf life of baked goods. They sequester metals, preventing them from taking part in color or flavor deterioration. Chemically, chelating agents are organic compounds with a ring-like center which [...]

7 06, 2015

Sodium Phosphate

Sodium Phosphate What is Sodium Phosphate? Sodium phosphate is a food additive, buffering salt and acid regulator. It is a white crystalline powder with the chemical formula Na3PO4 . It’s heavily used in bakery, meat and dairy products. Its reaction with sodium bicarbonate in bakery systems produces carbon dioxide gas essential for:1 Building [...]


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