e202 Potassium Sorbate

Food additive in the category of preservatives. For industrial use it is obtained from chemical processes, being the potassium salt of sorbic acid E 200.
It is a good preservative, especially for mold and yeasts, not being efficient against bacteria. Optimal activity at pH lower than 6.5 (acidic and slightly acidic products).
Sorbates are also used in combination with benzoates in products such as non-alcoholic flavored beverages (soft drinks), low alcohol beverages, liquid tea concentrates (used in dispensers), some preserved fruit and vegetable products, jams, jelies with low sugar content, olives and olive-based products, fish products, curstaceans, shrimps, molluscs, emulsified and non-emulsified sauces, spices, mustard, prepared salads, desserts based on non-heat-treated dairy products, for liquid egg preservation, dietetic foods for special medical purposes, liquid food supplements and chewing gum.

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