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Citric Acid

Citric Acid

Citric acid is the most versatile and widely used acidulant in the food and beverage industry.

Manufactured by the process of fermentation of a carbohydrate substrate from saccharose or dextrose, the citric acid from Cargill is available in anhydrous (granular and fine granular) and liquid form for various applications. The versatility of the granulometry allows for perfect adaptation between Cargill products and the various processes of our customers.

 

Category Product Functionality

Beverages

Powdered Beverages

Soft Drinks

Juices

Wines

Anhydrous Citric Acid and Liquid Citric Acid LQ520 Provides acidity and enhances flavors

Confectionery

Candies

Confectionery in general

Anhydrous Citric Acid and Liquid Citric Acid LQ520 Provides acidity and enhances flavors.

Convenience

Creams

Fats

Mayonnaises

Sauces

Oils

Fillings

Soups

Anhydrous Citric Acid and Liquid Citric Acid LQ520 Provides acidity, enhances flavors and acts as preservative and antioxidant.

Dairy

Dairy products

Ice creams

Anhydrous Citric Acid and Liquid Citric Acid LQ520 Provides acidity and enhances flavors.

 

 Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.