Browsing: Food Additives

INS 442 is used for thickening food items. It acts as a binder in many desserts, sauces, and other food products. INS 1442 can also act as a substitute for sugar, after breaking down cellulose content.

Humectant 451 is a food additive that helps retain the moisture of the food products. Humectants can be natural and synthetic. Let’s dig deeper to know more.

TBHQ or INS319 is a synthetic food antioxidant used to improve the shelf life of food products like oils and frozen fish products. Let’s have a look at it’s uses and side effects.

INS 500 (ii) is also known as sodium bicarbonate or baking soda. Primarily used as a rising agent, this food additive has a lot of uses around the house. Read on.

Love fluffy cakes and breads? Raising agent 450, commonly known as a leavening agent is an essential ingredient used during baking. Let’s learn more about it.

INS 412 or Guar Gum, as popularly known, is a vegan, gluten-free food additive, which is often used in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry and is approved by the FDA.

Acetylated distarch adipate (E1422), is a starch that is often used in foods as a bulking agent, stabilizer, and a thickener.

Food additive INS 503 is a raising agent that is popularly used to make breads, buns and cakes. Let’s have a look at the uses, side effects and properties of INS 503.