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Sodium Phosphate

Sodium Phosphate In chemistry, a salt is a compound that forms when an acid and base react to neutralize one another. ┬áSodium phosphate is a term used to describe the various salts of sodium and phosphate. “Trisodium phosphate hydrate“. Licensed

Posted in Emulsifier, Firming Agent, Food Additives, Ingredients

Calcium Chloride

Picture of Canned Tomatoes Containing Calcium Chloride

Calcium chloride Blizzards, Swimming Pools, Glass and Stewed Tomatoes So what do snow storms, swimming pools, glass and canned tomatoes have in common? ┬áSince you can see the title of this post, you’ve probably already guessed that the answer is

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What is alginate? Why is it used in food?

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