Sodium acetate can be used to preserve processed meats and it is often used in combination with other acid-based preservatives like lactates and propionates. The typical inclusion level is 0.2 to 0.5%. Sodium acetate is also used in salad dressings and ready-to-eat meals. The exact dosage levels and allowed applications depend on local legislation.
Acidity regulation (buffering)
Sodium acetate mixed with acetic acid forms a pH buffer, which can be used to stabilize the pH of foods in the pH-range from 3 to 6.
For more information, please refer to the Technical Data Sheet.
Sodium acetate is used in combination with sodium diacetate and other acids as a flavoring agent in various meat products and ready meals. In all cases, it is advisable to carry out an initial trial, so that the precise effects on product characteristics can be determined.
Progusta SA is an approved food additive according to EU and FDA legislation and JECFA (FAO/WHO), FCC and Japanese food standards. Please check local legislation for the exact dosage levels and allowed applications.
Progusta SA is stable for 2 years from the date of production. Physical stability and appearance can change before the end of shelf-life if the product is not stored in the closed original packaging, kept dry and at room temperature or if the pallets are stacked.
Progusta SA has no classification. Always check the Safety Data Sheet and label before using this product.
Packaging / available grades
Progusta SA trihydrate crystal grade is available in 25kg bags and 200lb drums.
Please see the Safety Data Sheet before handling the material. This product is produced in the Netherlands and the USA.