Potassium Citrate

Potassium citrate can be used in a variety of food, beverage and pharmaceutical products.

Introduction to Potassium Citrate
Also known as
Acidulant, tripotassium citrate

Potassium citrate is used in foods, beverages, and technical applications as a buffering, sequestering or emulsifying agent. It usually replaces sodium citrate when low sodium content is desired.

Potassium Citrate is available globally

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Potassium Citrate Application areas

Potassium citrate can be used in a variety of beverage and pharmaceutical products.

Add to your beverage products to buffer pH, for potassium fortification, to chelate metal ions, and replace sodium.

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Add to your dairy product portfolio to buffer pH, for potassium fortification, to chelate metal ions, and to replace sodium. Potassium citrate also acts as an emulsifying salt in processed cheese.

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Potassium citrate is suitable for use in a range of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and cosmetics. Add to buffer pH, for potassium fortification and to chelate metal ions.

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