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Potassium Citrate

Potassium Citrate

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Potassium citrate is odorless with a slightly saline  taste. Cargill’s potassium citrate is available as a white, crystalline, granular material.

Potassium citrate functions

  • Acts as a sequestrant
  • Buffering agent
  • Can be used to formulate low sodium foods



Beverages - Alcoholic

Dairy:  Processed Cheese

Fruits & Vegetables:  Jams & Jellies, Preserves

Meat & Fish


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Citric Acid & Citrate Salts: Supplement Applications

Citric Acid & Citric Salts | Food Ingredient Solutions | Cargill

Cargill nature-derived citric acid and its salts, sodium citrate and potassium citrate, are familiar ingredients that combine label-friendly acceptance with robust functionality.



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.