Human Nutrition

Sodium Metabisulfite Food Grade

Sodium metabisulfite serves as a conservation and anti-oxidation agent. It is mainly used to protect shellfish against melanosis. Thanks to its extremely high purity and quality, sodium metabisulfite by BASF conserves food without affecting the flavor.

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  • Excellent customer service and delivery reliability
  • Product safety thanks to outstanding standards regarding pureness
  • Constantly high BASF quality

Did you know […]?

[…] that Sodium metabisulfite is also used in bakery products? As reducing agents, it loosens the dough, reduces its rest time and facilitates the kneading.


Quality, hygiene, and purity are of utmost importance for all food applications. Therefore, the production of food additives by BASF is strictly monitored. Thus, our products always meet the highest standards – confirmed by certificates.

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