Citric Acid

What is Citric Acid?

Citric acid is an acidulant often used to provide a sour taste in various food and beverage applications. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits like lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits.

It is a common food additive and preservative due to its acidic taste and ability to enhance flavors.

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Citric Acid Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Citric Acid

Citric acid is used extensively across food and beverage industries including in sodas, juices, powdered beverages, candies, frozen foods, snacks, dairy products, processed meats, and more.

Citric acid primarily serves as a flavoring agent and acidifier, enhancing flavors with its sour and refreshing taste. It is also used as a preservative as it inhibits the growth of bacteria, as a stabilizer, and as an antioxidant. 

Appearance: White crystal or powder.

Scent: Generally odorless, slight sweet odor

Taste: Strong acid taste

Solubility: Water soluble.

About AIFI - A Citric Acid Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading citric acid supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of acidulants distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality acidulants at competitive prices.