potassium sorbate is one of the chemical materials with the property of anti-mold and anti-fungal which is seen in the form of the white salt. This exists naturally in various kinds of berries. Besides, dairy factories, meat products, flour, bread, and half-prepared foods use it as an antifungal and an antimold factor. Diary: cheese, yogurt [...]
Sodium benzoate is a substance which has the chemical formula C6H5COONa. It is a widely used food preservative, with an E number of E211. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid.
As a food additive, it is listed as E number 282 in the Codex Alimentarius. Calcium propionate is used as a preservative in a wide variety of products, including but not limited to: bread, other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products. In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to prevent milk fever in cows and as a [...]