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Acidity Regulator (INS 332)

Also Known As : Potassium citrates


Taste Profile

It has a saline taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Acidity Regulator - (INS 332) can be added to food and beverages to regulate their acidity. It can be added to ice creams, jams, sweets, milk powders, processed cheeses, and carbonated beverages.

Common names and forms

  1. Acidity Regulator (E-332)
  2. Food Acid (332)
  3. Potassium Citrate


Acidity Regulator - (INS 332) is a potassium salt of citric acid in the form of white, odourless crystalline powder. It can be commercially produced by fermentation of carbohydrate solutions( molasses or hydrolysed) with Aspergillus niger. It is used as a food additive to regulate the acidity or alkalinity of a food. It can also be used as an emulsifier (a substance that stabilizes an emulsion to mix water with oils), stabilizer (an additive to food which helps to preserve its structure), sequestrants (a food additive that improves the quality and stability of food) and an emulsifying salt (disperse proteins and lipids to obtain a homogeneous product).

Selection Guide

Check for the "use-by" date on the packaging of the Acidity Regulator - (INS 332).

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