Tartaric Acid

  • Tartaric acid is the dominant acid found in wine grapes and is an important element in wine making. Proper levels of tartaric acid improve the flavor of wine, inhibit undesirable bacteria and preserve wine after fermentation. In addition to it's use in wine, tartaric acid is a common acidifier in many food and beverages. It is an antioxidant, a flavor enhancer, emulsifier and stabilizer. It is often used in canned food, jam, jelly, confectionary, baked goods, soft drinks and table water. This tartaric acid is food grade and derived only from organic sources.

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