Ascorbates – ascorbic acid and its derivatives

Components for the food industry

Ascorbic acid ( Vitamin C)

Ascorbic acid besides his healthy properties i salso widely used in food production as antioxidant and acidity regulator

Sodium erythorbate

It is a synthetic equivalent of sodium ascorbate. Sodium erythorbate is used as an antioxidant in meet and fish processing. It also stabilisates colour of baked products, beverages and frozen fruits. It is also being added to canned fish products and ready-to-eat food products.

Sodium ascorbate

It is a derivative of ascorbic acid. In food industry ascorbic acid is mostly used as antioxidant and acidity regulator.

Calcium ascorbate

It is one of the most assimilable form of vitamin c. It is used in food processing industry as a very strong antioxidant.