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Calcium Chloride


Taste Profile

It is extremely salty in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Calcium Chloride is used as an electrolyte in sports drinks and other beverages, and in bottled water.
  2. The extremely salty taste of calcium chloride is used to flavor pickles without increasing the food's sodium content.


Calcium chloride is a food additive. It is added to food as a firming agent. It reacts with the natural pectin found in fruits to prevent softening that may occur during processing. Calcium chloride is used in food products like cheese and tofu, beer, canned fruits and vegetables and sports drinks.

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