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Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate
Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate (Granular) 1kg, 5kg & 25kg Packs

Potassium Sorbate is a food preservative that can be found in cheese, wine, yogurt, dairy, meats and many other food & beverage ingredients.

We supply Potassium sorbate granules to some of the largest bakeries in the UK. Potassium sorbate is used to restrain moulds and can be found in lots of food and drinks. Potassium Sorbate is often found on the ingredients labels of products to prevent mould and and to increase shelf life. It is used in such small quantities that there are no known abnormal effects on health. Labeling of this preservative reads "Potassium sorbate" on the ingredient label. Potassium sorbate is used in many cosmetic products to restrain the development of microorganisms for extra shelf life.

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Potassium Sorbate

Potassium sorbate is very popular in brewing and as a stabiliser and it produces sorbic acid when added to wines. It serves two purposes. When active fermentation has ceased and the wine is racked for the last time, Potassium sorbate will render any surviving yeast incapable of multiplying. Yeast living at that moment can continue fermenting any residual sugar into CO2 but when they die no new yeast will be present to cause future fermentation.

In short, Potassium sorbate has lots of uses and is the most commonly used preservative in food.


Please Note:

If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition consult your physician before use. DO NOT FREEZE. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dark & dry place.

The products sold on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, restore, correct or modify any functions in human beings. They are  intended to be used in food, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical applications or/and to help maintain & support a healthy lifestyle. If you intend to use our products as a supplement or as a nutritional product we recommend that you seek advice from a fully qualified healthcare professional before purchasing or consuming any of the products listed on this website, especially if you are taking other medications or pregnant. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse reactions occur.


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