Progusta SD effectively supplies free acetic acid in a solid form with a concentration of 39-41% so it can be also considered as artificial dry vinegar. Progusta SD is used as a buffering agent to control the acidity of food products. In addition, it can also be used as a preservative to extend shelf life of food products and as a flavoring agent to impart a vinegar taste, for example in potato crisps with salt and vinegar taste. Progusta SD (sodium diacetate) can be used either as an buffering agent for acidity regulation or as a flavoring agent.
Progusta SD is used as a buffering agent to control the acidity of food. Due to its dry form, it can be applied either in dry or liquid blends or directly to the final food product.
Progusta SD can be used as a flavoring agent to impart a vinegar taste to food products, for example, potato chips, potato salads, and other snacks. It effectively supplies free acetic acid in a solid form and it can be used separately or in conjunction with other additives in powdered or liquid seasonings. For optimal flavor effect, it is advisable to use the fine powder grade which has excellent dispersibility and flowability and provides an immediate flavor effect.
Preservation – growth inhibitor
Progusta SD is an excellent product to ensure food safety and achieve shelf life extension by inhibiting the growth of molds and bacteria in various food products such as meat products.
In all cases, it is advisable to carry out an initial trial, so that the precise effects on product characteristics can be determined. Finally, you should always check the local legislation for the exact dosage levels and allowed applications.
Progusta SD / Sodium Diacetate complies with the FCC, the EU-legislation (E262ii) and the JECFA (WHO).
Progusta SD / Sodium Diacetate is stable for 2 years from the date of production. Physical stability may change before the end of shelf-life if not stored in original packaging under cool, dry and well-ventilated conditions.
Available grades and packaging
Progusta SD crystal grade available in 25kg bags and 1000kg big bags.
Progusta SD powder grade available in 25kg bags.
Progusta SD fine powder grade available in 25kg bags.
Progusta SD very fine powder grade available in 50lb bags.
Progusta SD / Sodium Diacetate has been labeled with hazard statement H318 (causes serious eye damage). Always check the Safety Data Sheet and label before using the product.