Human Nutrition

Potassium Metabisulfite Food Grade

Potassium metabisulfite serves as a conservation and anti-oxidation agent. It protects food against bacteria and conserves their natural color. Thanks to its outstanding purity and quality, potassium metabisulfite by BASF may be used for the sulfurization of wine where it assures excellent taste.

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Did you know […]?

[…] that both, the anti-oxidative and the antibacterial effect of sulfur have already been known since the end of the 18th century? Ever since, potassium metabisulfite has been used worldwide for the manufacturing of wine as the only way to conserve it for several decades.


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