Lactic Acid

What is Lactic Acid?

Lactic acid is used as an acidulant in food production, including dairy and pickling applications. It contributes a sour taste, similar to citric acid, but with a slightly milder flavor.


Lactic Acid Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Lactic Acid

Application
Lactic acid is used in dairy fermentation, pickled vegetables, sourdough bread, beverages, and various confections.

Formulation
Lactic acid contributes to the taste, texture, and shelf life of food and beverage products by offering a sour flavor profile. It also aides in the fermentation process and acts as a pH regulator and preservative.

Specification
Appearance: Clear to yellowish liquid

Odor: Slight sour odor

Solubility: Soluble in water and ethanol 


About AIFI - A Lactic Acid Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading lactic 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.