E529 — пищевая добавка, регулятор кислотности, оксид кальция, calcium oxide (Е529)

Calcium oxide also known as burnt lime, is a non-metallic chemical compound. It is produced by heating limestone, coral, sea shell or chalk which all contain calcium carbonate, to drive off the carbon dioxide leaving the calcium oxide residue behind. It produces a white or grayish white, solid powder which is soluble in acids, glycerol, and in sugar solutions. It is used as an acidity regulator in some foods, as a stabiliser in bakery products, and as a nutrient for yeast.

Mineral salt used as adjusting and modifying agent used in bread, confectionary, sour cream, dairy products, tripe, tinned peas. Also used in the manufacture of sugar to remove impurities, in bakery products as stabiliser and as a nutrient for yeast. It is also used in the preparation of intestines for sausages (as cover, not filling). Safe in small quantities.

Common Uses

Used in bakery products, and cocoa products.



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