- Carbonated soft drinks: It is often added to carbonated drinks to give a sharper and tangy taste. It also helps to slow down the growths of molds and bacteria in sugar formula.
- Jams: Food-grade phosphoric acid is also used as an additive for jams. It provides a tangy and sour taste.
- Dairy products: Its salts are used to modify the protein and alter the pH level of a product to improve the product’s quality. Some of the dairy products that contain it are milk, buttermilk, and cottage cheese.
- Food additives: Some phosphoric acid-based food additives are dicalcium phosphate, hexametaphosphate, sodium phosphate, and tricalcium phosphate.
Some of its more applications are:
- Baking powders
- Cereal bars
- Flavored waters
- Bottled coffee beverages
- Processed meats