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Potassium Sorbate ( Mould Inhibitor ) 250g

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Our Potassium Sorbate is a premium quality, refined crystalline salt and is the potassium salt of Sorbic Acid. Its main function is to inhibit the growth of mould, yeast and microbes, which in turn increases the shelf life of food products. It can be used in many foods such as cheese, soft/fruit drinks, wine, dried meat, dried fruits, yogurt, apple cider, wine and baked goods. Potassium Sorbate is not suitable for bread making or baked products which use yeast. In wine Potassium Sorbate produces Sorbic Acid which stops any surviving yeast from multiplying once the final racking of the wine is completed. It can also be used to clarify and prevent refermentation in apple cider and sweetened and sparkling wine. Suitable for Vegans, Vegetarians, Ova-Lacto Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten free, Kosher Friendly, Halal Friendly.


  • Use when making cheese to inhibit mould, microbes and yeast growth
  • Use to increase shelf life of soft and fruit drinks
  • Use as a preservative in food applications
  • Use to stop the multiplication of yeast, to clarify and stop refermentation in wine
  • Suitable for Vegans, Non-GMO, Gluten free, Kosher Friendly, Halal Friendly


How to use: Typical dosage for food applications is 0.25g to 1g per 1 kg. Do not use in baked products containing yeast. For fruit drinks and wine, the amount required depends upon the alcohol content (12% to 14% alcohol would require 0.07g per litre). Lower alcohol content would require more.


Storage Conditions: Store in dry, cool conditions and not in direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening.


Ingredients: Potassium Sorbate (E202)


Dietary Information: Suitable for Vegans, Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten free, Kosher Friendly, Halal Friendly.


Labelling according to EU & UK Regulations.

Product Name Potassium Sorbate / Mould Inhibitor
SKU 5056191001765
E Number E202
Manufacturer Special Ingredients
Product Weight 250 Grams
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