E577 — пищевая добавка, регулятор кислотности, стабилизатор, глюконат калия, potassium gluconate (Е577)

Potassium gluconate is the potassium salt of gluconic acid, which is a naturally occurring compound that is found in fruit, honey, tea and wine. It can also be produced by the fermentation of glucose with certain moulds, to produce a colourless or white to tan crystalline powder that is very soluble in water. It is used as an anti-oxidant, sequestrant, stabiliser, and mineral supplement in food.

Synthetic. Picks up metal traces and holds them in the product. No known adverse effects, mildly toxic by ingestion. Sequestrant, stabiliser. Used for treating hypokalemia (low levels of calcium).

Common Uses

Used in puddings powders, custards, and mineral supplements.

 
 

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