E578 — пищевая добавка, регулятор кислотности, загуститель: глюконат кальция, calcium gluconate (Е578)

Calcium gluconate is the calcium 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 colourless crystals that are very soluble in water. It is used as a firming agent, buffer, sequestrant, acidity regulator, artificial sweetener base, and as a mineral supplement in food.

Synthetic. Picks up metal traces and holds them in the product. No known adverse effects but may cause stomach upsets and heart problems. Used medically to replenish calcium in the body. Is contained in a large range of products but meat and cheese, infant formula supplement.

Common Uses

Used in dietary supplements, processed meats, table-top sweeteners, bakery goods, batters, breakfast cereals, and infant formula supplements.



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