Halal Certified Potassium Metaphosphate

Halal Potassium Metaphosphate E340

Potassium Metaphosphate is a potassium salt of phosphoric acid manufactured from Monopotassium Phosphate, available as WHITE POWDER. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Metaphosphate is general recognized as halal. Potassium Metaphosphate appears as a white powder or granule. This product is used in seafood flavors as a fat emulsifier, to enhance the water holding capacity and as a chelating agent. PotassiumMetaphosphate has a viscosity between 6.5-15% and an assay (as P2O5) less than or equal to 68%.

What is Halal Potassium Metaphosphate E340?

It is a popular halal food additives used in food and beverage. We have been supplying halal Potassium Metaphosphate E340 for years.

The manufacturing process of Potassium Metaphosphate E340 is according to Islamic law, and is free from pork products, alcohol and certain other ingredients.

Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. In reference to food, it is the dietary standard, as prescribed in the Koran.

By official definition, Halal foods are those that are:

1. Free from any component that Muslims are prohibited from consuming according to Islamic law.

2. Processed, made, produced, manufactured and/or stored using utensils, equipment and/or machinery that have been cleansed according to Islamic law.

All foods are considered Halal except the following:

-Alcoholic drinks and intoxicants

-Non-Halal animal fat

-Enzymes (microbial enzymes are permissible)

-Gelatine from non-Halal source (fish gelatine is Halal)

-L-cysteine (if from human hair)


-Lipase (only animal lipase need be avoided)

-Non-Halal animal shortening

-Pork products

-Unspecified meat broth

-Rennet (All forms should be avoided except for plant, microbial and synthetic rennet, as well as rennet obtained from Halal slaughtered animals)

-Stock (mixed species broth or meat stock)

-Tallow (non-Halal species)

-Carnivorous animals, birds of prey and certain other animals

-Foods contaminated with any of the above products.

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