Sodium Ascorbate

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Sodium ascorbate is used in the food industry and serves mainly as an antioxidant. Sodium L-ascorbate is the sodium salt of ascorbic acid. It is used in the food industry as an food additive. Like ascorbic acid, sodium ascorbate finds application as an antioxidant, among other uses, since it prevents or at least slows down the reaction between certain substances contained in food and oxygen in the air. In this way, it helps meat maintain its red Colour, and it stops freshly-cut fruit from turning brown. Sodium ascorbate also finds application as a stabilizer, as a vitamin supplement and as a flour improver. Sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid are considered to promote good health because they cannot be produced by the human body. In nature, rosehip, parsley and peppers [bell peppers, capsicum] contain large amounts of vitamin C. In the food industry, ascorbic acid and sodium ascorbate are especially common in meat and sausages, tinned fruit and vegetables and in fruit juices. HELM AG supplies sodium ascorbate from China in different granulations to the food industry. . Applications: Sodium ascorbate is used to boost the vitamin content of food, as an antioxidant, and as a stabilizing agent. It is found in meat and sausages, tinned fruit and vegetables, and in fruit juices.
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