Fumaric Acid (E297) Powder 200g

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Fumaric acid (E297) is generally used in beverages and baking as a substitute for tartaric acid and sometimes citric acid. Fumaric acid is a non toxic food acidulent (acidity regulator). It is also used in confectionery to add sourness to the product.

Molecular Formula: C4H4O4

Fumaric acid being used by one of our confectionary manufacturers for sour jelly bears.

Melb Food Depot Fumaric acid being used in jelly


Fumaric Acid is also known as:
trans-1,2-Ethylenedicarboxylic acid
2-Butenedioic acid
trans-butenedioic acid
Allomaleic acid
Boletic acid
Donitic acid
Lichenic acid

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SKU F07020
Country of Origin Canada
Shipping Weight (Cubic Weight) 0.3850kg
Shipping Width 0.090m
Shipping Height 0.130m
Shipping Length 0.090m
Unit Of Measure ea

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30 December 2017
Learned about fumaric on a trip to Madrid, a bar guy was using it. It was what was adding the sour notes to my cocktail. Finally got our of him it was mixed with malic, citric and tartaric. Small use rate been experimenting in combo with the other powders. Getting their so will continue. Great service ordered and arrived really fast in excellent condition. Appreciate having you on my team guys.

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