Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid , it has been used by food manufacturers for over 80 years to inhibit microbial growth.
The Melbourne Food Depot only sells this product in Granules to limit dust generation from powders. Sodium benzoate can prevent growth of almost all microorganisms. It operates best in an acidic environment. Sodium benzoate is freely found in nature, and in fact, even organically grown cranberries or prunes can very high levels. Within the food industry, its use is therefore restricted to such foods as preserves, jams, salad dressing, fruit juices, pickles, and carbonated drinks; however, it will functionally work well in the proper acidic conditions, with good dispersion
To obtain a product certificate please select this option at time of purchase as discounts apply. The certificate will be posted in the file section of your account dashboard as a PDF file. You will require Adobe Acrobat to open and read this file, this can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Requests for certificates after delivery will attract an additional fee.
Why do we charge for this paperwork?
The majority of our customers do not require this paperwork so we are able to pass on the savings. The cost of supplying this paperwork for a $10 product outstrips the product price. Compliance is a major cost to our company and if you require this then its only fair you share the cost. These fees can get quite high for example with all the information required for Organic Certification. See below on how to avoid the fees.
Don't want to pay for a certificate?
Then please purchase a box quantity of the product. This varies depending on the product but is usually a 25Kg container.
|Country of Origin||USA|
|Shipping Weight (Cubic Weight)||1.1200kg|
|Unit Of Measure||ea|
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