Natural Bite, Versatile Ingredient
Malic acid’s mellow, smooth, persistent sourness enhances the sensory experience of a variety of applications. Bartek’s malic acid blends with other food acids, sugars, high-intensity sweeteners, flavors, and seasonings to bring the most true-to-fruit flavor experiences in foods, beverages, confections, and more.
Available Grades: Powder | Regular | Coarse | Low Dust
Malic acid balances or intensifies the impact of fruit flavors in food and beverage applications, and many times the amount of flavor needed in a formulation can be decreased for better economies. From aroma to intensity to depth of flavor, many foods and beverages can achieve a better flavor experience—be it related to aroma, intensity, depth of flavor, aftertaste, or more—thanks to malic acid.
Whether it’s a bubbly, low-calorie soda or a refreshing iced tea, malic acid enhances desired fruit flavors and masks off-notes from high-intensity sweeteners and other ingredients for a better taste, sip after sip.
Tart and sweet hard candy; fruity, chewy gummies; and long-lasting chewing gums all benefit from enhanced and prolonged fruit flavors achieved by adding malic acid.
Fruit Preparations & Preserves
Malic acid improves the sweet fruit spreads that complete our favorite food pairings—toast and jam, peanut butter and jelly—which enhances natural fruit flavors and stabilizes pH for a perfectly spreadable gel and thickness.
Desserts & Bakery
Frozen and baked desserts like sherbets, flavored ices, jelly-filled doughnuts, and fruit-filled pies get a natural fruit flavor boost and a smooth, controlled gel with the addition of malic acid.
Medicinal & Personal Care
From fizzy tablets with cleaning power and gently rejuvenating face washes to fruity cough drops and palatable cough syrups, malic acid is used in many medical, personal care, and cosmetic applications as a functionally versatile and flavor-enhancing ingredient.
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