Calcium Propionate - Dovative Pion
Calcium propionates are white, free-flowing, water-soluble salts, manufactured by the reaction of propionic acid with carbonates or hydroxides. They are readily digested and metabolised in the body.
Calcium propionates are used to extend the mould-free shelf-life of bakery products, cheese and cheese products. They blend well with other ingredients and do not alter the colour, taste or texture at normal usage levels, It can extend the shelf life of food and feed products by interfering with the growth of microorganisms such as mould and bacteria. It is also used in agriculture as a food supplement and to prevent milk fever in a cow.