e221 Sodium Sulphite

Food additive in the category of chemical preservatives. It is a sodium salt of sulphuric acid, it comes in an unstable powder form, which reacts with oxygen to form a sulphate. In acidic conditions it forms sulphuric acid, which has preservative, oxidizing and bleaching properties, but also reduses the quantity of vitamins in foods. Illegally, this preservative can be used to hide bacterium degradation of meat.

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e953 Isomalt
Food additive with multiple functions. It is a natural product with anti-caking, thickening, emulsifying, glazing role and is a substance-support for other additives and sweeteners. Due to its high temperature stability, this sweetener is successfully used in heat-treated…
e955 Sucralose
Food additive with sweetening role, obtained by chemical processes from regular sugar, being 600 times sweeter than sugar, very stable at any pH and at high temperatures, as well as over time, thus allowing its use in a…
e957 Thaumatin
Food additive with flavor enhancing and sweetening role. It is a natural product, obtained from the katemfe’s fruit seed husks of the Thaumatococcus daniellii shrub that grows in West Africa. As a sweetener, thaumatin is 2000 times sweeter…
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