Preservatives and Additives


Xylitol is a white crystal powder with an undetectable smell and well expressed sweet taste, similar to that of sugar. As such, xylitol is a sweetener that's growing in popularity as an excellent sugar substitute.


Preservatives and Additives

Preservatives and information on them and their use. Types of preservatives and additives. Dangers of preservatives.
Preservatives and Additives - Ammonium CarbonatePreservatives and Additives

Ammonium Carbonate


Ammonium carbonate, also known as baker's ammonia or salt of hartshorn, consists of pink, white, grey or colorless crystals, which give off a well-expressed ammonia smell. Ammonium carbonate is obtained synthetically.

Preservatives and Additives - NeotamePreservatives and Additives



Neotame is a non-nutritive artificial sweetener that is between 7000 and 13000 times sweeter than sugar. Neotame is used to sweeten all kinds of foods and drinks, either on its own or in combination with other nutritive or non-nutritive sweeteners.

Preservatives and Additives - Acesulfame KPreservatives and Additives

Acesulfame K


In 1988, acesulfame K was approved as a sugar substitute. Acesulfame K is used in the production of sodas, sweets, gums, gelatin desserts.

Preservatives and Additives - Agar-AgarPreservatives and Additives



Agar-Agar, or simply agar, is a gelling agent - a polysaccharide which is derived from several species of red algae. Agar-agar is an ideal product for gelling.

Preservatives and Additives - Salicylic AcidPreservatives and Additives

Salicylic Acid


Salicylic acid is found in various commercial forms. Salicylic acid is often used in shower gels, tonics, cleansing face foams and scrubs.

Preservatives and Additives - SorbitolPreservatives and Additives



Sorbitol is a food supplement relating to the stabilizers. Sorbitol, also known in the food industry as E420, is used as an emulsifier, sweetener and retaining agent.

Preservatives and Additives - SweetenersPreservatives and Additives



Sweeteners are substances used as food additive sugar substitutes. Sweeteners can be divided into two groups: natural and synthetic.

Preservatives and Additives - GelatinPreservatives and Additives



Gelatine is a substance of animal origin. Gelatin is classified as a food additive with E, number E441. Much of the gelatin, which is commercially available, is made from pig skin.

Preservatives and Additives - Citric AcidPreservatives and Additives

Citric Acid


Citric acid is tartaric acid for culinary purposes. Citric acid solutions can be added to any dish or sauce, you want to give a lemony, slightly acidic flavor.