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Mineral Calcium Carbonate

Also Known As : Limestone, Marble, Chalk, Calcite

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It is odourless.

Usage Tips

  1. Mineral Calcium Carbonate is used in baking powder, dry-mix dessert mixes, dough and wine, breakfast cereal nutritional bars, baked foods, fortified beverages, cookies and crackers, soups and sauces.
  2. Food grade calcium carbonate is usually added to many foods like ready-to-eat breakfast cereals and cereal bars, milk alternatives such as soy or almond milk, and some baked goods.

Common names and forms

  1. Calcium Carbonate
  2. Calcium Premix (Calcium Carbonate)

Description

Mineral Calcium Carbonate is a mineral found naturally in limestone, marble or marine shells. It exists as a white powder or as colorless crystals. It is used as a food additive for various functions like, as a nutritional supplement, as a nutrient for yeasts, an anti-caking agent, a firming agent, a stabilizer and thickener, as dough enhancer and to add white colour to foods.

Health benefits

  • Mineral Calcium Carbonate when consumed through foods or as a supplement, provides calcium to the body which helps in strengthening bones, proper functioning of the nervous system, normal heart function and smooth functioning of muscles.(1)
  • When intaken as an antacid, it counters acidity and gives relief.(1)

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