Sodium Propionate

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Gluten Free
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Allergen Free

Sodium Propionate is the sodium salt of propionic acid that is produced during the chemical degradation of sugar. It is a safe compound that is toxic to mould and some bacteria, prolonging shelf life. It is a food additive and has a food label of E281. Widely used in bakery products as its concentrations are commonly low enough that you can’t taste it in products.


Product Benefits:
• Effective inhibitor of the growth of certain moulds and some bacteria.
• Integrates well with flours.
• Easy to handle.


Product Applications:
• Widely employed in bread to prevent mould and extend the normal shelf life of a product.
• Used in combination with flours as it is are easy to incorporate it with them.

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