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Since our inception in the domain, we have been engrossed in providing optimum quality Potassium Sorbate. This chemical is processed by deft professionals using the best grade chemical compounds with the aid of avant-garde methods under favorable environmental conditions. Widely used to inhibit yeasts and molds in many foods such as pie fillings, fruit fillings, cheese and wine, this chemical is highly applauded in bakery and food industries. We offer this Potassium Sorbate to our valued clients at economical prices.
Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts in many foods, such as pie fillings, fruit fillings, cheese, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks and fruit drinks, and baked goods. Its breakdown to sorbitol, a sugar alcohol has been shown to increase the chances of a bowel movement from eating prunes. It is used in the preparation of items such as maple syrup and milkshakes served by fast food restaurants such as McDonalds. It can also be found in the ingredients list of many dried fruit products. In addition, herbal dietary supplement products generally contain potassium sorbate, which acts to prevent mold and microbes and to increase shelf life. It is used in quantities at which no adverse health effects are known, over short periods of time. Labeling of this preservative on ingredient statements reads as "potassium sorbate" or "E202". Also, it is used in many personal care products to inhibit the development of microorganisms for shelf stability. Some manufacturers are using this preservative as a replacement for parabens. Tube feeding of potassium sorbate reduces gastric burden of pathogenic bacteria.
Also known as "wine stabilizer", potassium sorbate produces sorbic acid when added to . It is primarily used with , sparkling wines, and some hard ciders, but may be added to table wines which exhibit difficulty in maintaining clarity after fining.