Citric Acid is a naturally occurring fruit acid, produced commercially by microbial fermentation of a carbohydrate substrate. Citric acid is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and technical applications.
Applications: The properties of citric acid make it a preferred ingredient / additive to:
Fruits preparations like jams, jellies, purée, fillings, toppings etc.
Bakery and pastry products like bread, cakes, biscuits
Fats and oils
Meat and meat products like fresh and dried meat, sausages, cuts, ham, bacon etc.
Fish and seafood
Canned fruits, vegetables, seafood
Sweets, candy and gums like hard and soft candies,
Dairy products like ice creams, creams, desserts, custard