Citric acid


This type of acid is an organic compound that is naturally present in various fruits, especially citrus fruits, such as lemon and orange. One of the most outstanding characteristics of citric acid is that it acts perfectly as a preservative, since it is a natural antioxidant.

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APPLICATIONS: Being one of the most powerful edible acids, citric acid is mainly used as a flavor enhancer and preservative in the food and beverage industry, especially in soft drinks and confectionery. Citric acid is also valuable in improving the performance of soaps and laundry detergents within the cleaning industry.