Tartaric Acid

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SKU: AA0047
Size: 50g
Minimum Shelf Life: 3 months
Technique: Modernist and Molecular



Tartaric acid is a white crystalline powder used to lower the pH of foods: either to inhibit browning and preserve colour, give a slightly more acidic taste.  For example, to enhance tart flavours in sweets - particularly grapefruit, lemon and gooseberry.  Also helps the gelling process along with pectin.

Use as directed by the recipe, or as follows:

  • Jams, jellies, marmalades, sweetened chestnut cream and other nuts, candied petals or candied fruit - 3.5g / Kg
  • Mead 1.5 to 2.50 g / litre
  • Prepared meats, meat curing, canning and semi-preserved meat, 0.5 to 1 g / Kg
  • Decorations, toppings, fillings for biscuits, confectionery, sauces, vinegar at pH <4.2, confectionery, chewing gum 2 to 5 g / Kg
  • Soft drinks (excluding fruit juice) 3-6 g / kg
  • Table olives 7-9 g / l
  • Cheeses from 20 to 30 g / Kg

Ingredients: Tartaric acid E334

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