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Applications & Uses of Sodium erythorbate

04/08/2016 admin

Sodium erythorbate (C6H7NaO6) is a food additive used predominantly in meatspoultry, and soft drinks. Chemically, it is the sodium salt of erythorbic acid. When used in processed meat such as hot dogs and beef sticks, it increases the rate at whichnitrite reduces to nitric oxide, thus facilitating a faster cure and retaining the pink coloring. As an antioxidant structurally related to vitamin C, it helps improve flavor stability and prevents the formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines. When used as a food additive, its E number is E316.


Sodium erythorbate Used in Foods & Beverages

Sodium erythorbate is a new kind of biotype assistant toner of the food with antioxidant, antiseptic and keep-freshing. In pickled products, Sodium Erythorbate can prevent the formation of nitrosamines which is a carcinogen. It can eradicate negative phenomena of food and beverage, such as, discoloration, odor and turbidity. Sodium Erythorbate is widely used in meat, fish, vegetables, fruits, wine, beverages and canned food for antiseptic, keep-freshing and assistant toner.


Sodium Erythorbate Used in Other Applications

Sodium Erythorbate is widely used as anti-oxidant in various other industries.

Sodium Erythorbate is now been used as general anti-oxidant for its high efficiency.

·  As anti-oxidant: in metal processing to inhibit corrosion.