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Ascorbic Acid (E 300)


Taste Profile

It has a sour taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be utilised in food products like tomatoes, strawberries, citrus fruits, and cabbage.

Common names and forms

  1. Acidity Regulator -300
  2. Acidity Regulator (E300)
  3. Antioxidant (300)
  4. Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid (INS 300))
  5. Antioxidant (E 300)
  6. Antioxidant (INS 300)
  7. Ascorbic Acid (Antioxidant - E 300)
  8. Emulsifier E-300
  9. Permitted Acidity Regulator (E300)
  10. Preservative (E300)
  11. Vitamin C (300)


Ascorbic acid (E300) is an additive. It can be produced synthetically from the fermentation and oxidation of glucose. It is used as a natural anti-oxidant in food and drink products. It is also added to products like cured meat, breakfast cereals, frozen fish and wine.

Health benefits

  • Ascorbic acid (E300) helps to reduce wrinkles by aiding to production of collagen in the skin.(1)
  • It is important for the healthy development of bones, teeth and blood vessels.(1)

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