Processing additives and their uses


Processing additives and their uses

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Processing additives and their uses
function typical chemical agent typical product
anticaking sodium aluminosilicate salt
bleaching benzoyl peroxide flour
chelating ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) dressings, mayonnaise, sauces, dried bananas
clarifying bentonite, proteins fruit juices, wines
conditioning potassium bromate flour
emulsifying lecithin ice cream, mayonnaise, bakery products
leavening yeast, baking powder, baking soda bakery products
moisture control (humectants) glycerol marshmallows, soft candies, chewing gum
pH control citric acid, lactic acid certain cheeses, confections, jams and jellies
stabilizing and thickening pectin, gelatin, carrageenan, gums (arabic, guar, locust bean) dressings, frozen desserts, confections, pudding mixes, jams and jellies
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