An ingredient delivering zesty, sharp and tangy taste to food products.

Our Acidulants Categories

Acidulants are not only food additive used to impart a sour taste in processed foods and beverages but also adjust the pH level and most importantly enhance the sweetness and flavor of sugar. It even performs a leavening function and maintains gel formation in baked foods. However, to develop a perfect taste acidulants need to be of the most exceptional quality. United Foods corporation understand the customer needs which is why we are the global manufacturer/ distributor of acidulants, and offer the most outstanding quality and increased availability as per your requirements, whether you are looking for a peppery taste, an antioxidant or a useful preservative option we are always available at your service.

Ascorbic Acid

A glucose compound found naturally in citrus fruits and many different vegetables having vitamin C as its biologically active form.

Tannin Acid

A polyphenolic compound that acts as weak acid commonly found in the nutgall is commercially available as tannins used as an antibiotic against different poison.

Citric Acid

A weak organic acid used as a natural preservative is found naturally in fruits and vegetables adding acidic taste to foods and soft drinks.

Malic Acid

A two stereoisomeric form dicarboxylic acid contributes to the sour taste of fruits is used as a food additive that exists in all living organism.

Scientific Description

Acidulants are the chemical compounds that develop tart, sour and acidic flavor to the food products. They are not similar to acidity regulators that are used as a food additive to modify the stability of food or enzymes. The acidulants are typically known as acetic and citric acid commonly used in pickles. Most beverages contain phosphoric acid, different candies use malic acid as a primary ingredient, and a lot more chemicals are used as acidulants in various food products. The most commonly used acidulants with there chemical formula are Citric acid (C6H8O7); Phosphoric acid (H3PO4); Acetic acid (C2H4O2); Lactic acid (C3H6O3), and Hydrochloric acid HCI. The Acidulants are generally a substance that minimizes the acidity of a solution when a base or acid is added. The complete list of acidulants is available below.


Acidulants product list

  • Acetic Acid
  • Adipic Acid
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Calcium Citrate
  • Citric Acid [Granular, Powder]
  • DL-Malic Acid
  • DL-Tartaric Acid
  • Fumaric Acid
  • Glucono-Delta-Lactone
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Lactic Acid
  • Malic Acid
  • Phosphoric Acid
  • Potassium Bicarbonate
  • Potassium Citrate
  • Sodium Citrate
  • Succinic Acid
  • Tannic Acid
  • Tartaric Acid