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Count on Cargill to deliver the consistent quality, reliable supply of citrate ingredients and acidulants plus the value-added solutions you need.

We produce a full line of citrate ingredients and acidulants for customers in the food, beverage, health and pharmaceutical industries. Citrate ingredients and acidulants can be used in a wide range of applications — from adding tartness and enhancing flavor to increasing buffering capacity and sequestration of ions.

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Each product is considered “GRAS” (Generally Recognized as Safe) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These three products may all be used in food with no limitations other than current good manufacturing practice in accordance with 21 CFR 184.1(b)(1).

Acidulants Ingredient Certifications | Food Ingredient Solutions | Cargill

Included in the chart are the acidulants ingredient certifications along with the monograph specifications.

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.

Acidulants Ingredient Supplier | Cargill Food and Beverage Ingredients

Citric acid occurs in citrus fruits like lemons, limes and oranges. Today, it is produced cost-effectively for food processing needs via fermentation. 


*The Codex Alimentarius Commission was created in 1963 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is an international expert scientific committee that is administered jointly by the (FAO) and the (WHO).