Food uses of sodium hydroxide include washing or chemical peeling of fruits and vegetables, chocolate and cocoa processing, caramel colouring production, soft drink processing, and thickening ice cream.
Often used in the cleaning chemical industry for washing powders.
Also known as titanium white. It has a wide range of applications, from food colouring to sunscreen. Titanium dioxide is the most widely used white pigment because of its brightness.
Is a natural preservative/conservative and is also used to add an acidic or sour taste to foods and soft drinks.
Sodium Cyclamate is an artificial sweetener. It is often used synergistically with other artificial sweeteners, especially saccharin.
Sodium Benzoate is a widely used food and beverage preservative. It is most widely used in acidic foods such as salad dressings (vinegar), carbonated drinks (carbonic acid), jams and fruit juices (citric acid), pickles (vinegar), and condiments. It is also used as a preservative in medicines and cosmetics.
Saccharin is an artificial sweetener. Saccharin has effectively no food energy and is much sweeter than sucrose. It is used to sweeten products such as drinks, candies, cookies, medicines, and toothpaste.
Xanthum gum is mostly used as a food additive, commonly used as a food thickening agent (in salad dressings, for example) and a stabilizer (in beverages, for example, to prevent ingredients from separating). It helps to prevent oil separation by stabilizing the emulsion, although it is not an emulsifier, xanthan gum helps create the pleasant texture in many ice creams.
Used as an emulsifying agent.
A combination of sodium cyclamate, sodium saccharin and aspartame, often used in the food and beverages industry as a sugar replacement or in conjunction with sugar.
Often used for Cleaning chemicals, or any solvent application.
Also used for the cleaning chemical industry.