Applications and Uses of L Tartaric Acid

Tartaric acid E334 and its salts have a very wide uses. Tartaric Acid used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Tartaric acid use as an acidulant, pH control agent, preservative, emulsifier, chelating agent, flavor enhancer and modifier, stabilizer, anti-caking agent, and firming agent.  The application of Tartaric Acid such as soft drinks, wine, candy, bread and some colloidal sweetmeats.

Tartaric Acid E334 is a white crystalline organic acid. It occurs naturally in many plants, particularly grapes and tamarinds. Salts of Tartaric Acid are called Tartrates. These salts include Calcium Tartrate, Potassium Tartrate, Potassium Sodium Tartrate and Disodium Tartrate.

L(+)-Tartaric Acid E334 uses as follows:

In Food

The application of Tartaric acid E334 in food: making candies and frostings for cakes, pancake, cookie, baked goods and confectionaries, dairy products, edible oils and fats, tinned fruits and vegetables, seafood products, meat and poultry products, sugar preserves, chewing gum, cocoa powder.

In Beverage

L Tartaric Acid E334 is used in beverage such as juice beverages and soft drinks and alcoholic drinks.

In Pharmaceutical

Tartaric acid E334 is used in several medical applications including the manufacture of solutions that are used to determine glucose levels.Tartaric acid used in the production of effervescent salts, used in the production of in combination with citric acid, to improve the taste of oral medications.

In Health & Personal care products

Tartaric acid E334 are used In cosmetics and personal care products such as in soaps, skin care products, suntan products and hair care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

L Tartaric Acid E334 in used in poultry products.

In Other Industries

Tartaric acid E334 is used in silvering mirrors, tanning leather, and in the making of Rochelle Salt, which is sometimes used as a laxative.

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