Now Foods, Citric Acid, 5 lbs (2268 g) (Discontinued Item)
- Shipping Weight: 6.33 lbs (2.87kg)
- Product Code: NOW-07325
- UPC Code: 733739073259
- Package Quantity: 5 lbs (2268 g)
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 5.5 x 9.6 in, 5.35 lbs (2.43kg)
- Sprouting Aid
- Makes a Great Substitute for Salt
- 100% Pure
- Natural Preservative
If you're into sprouting then you're already familiar with Citric Acid, a natural preservative typically found in citrus fruits such as lemons and limes. Citric Acid helps to inhibit the formation of mold and other bacterial growth, an all-too-common occurrence when sprouting in a jar due to high temperatures and humidity. Citric Acid is also useful for canning vegetables and fruit preserves.
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Citric Acid is a food grade acid that is present in many natural foods. It can be used to reduce spoilage in sprouting by adding 1 tsp. per quart to soak and rinse water.
Citric Acid is also useful in canning, drying or freezing foods. It can be used to preserve Vitamin C content, retard spoilage and prevent discoloration. Use 1 tsp. per quart of water or juice for most fruits and vegetables.
Pure citric acid.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.