propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, potassium salt (1:1)
pH control agent. One of the least bitter-tasting salts available; finds wide used in the food industry Potassium lactate is a compound with formula KC3H5O3. It is the potassium salt of lactic acid. It is produced by neutralizing lactic acid which is fermented from a sugar source. It has E number "E326". Potassium lactate is a liquid product that is usually 60% solids but is available at up to 78% solids.
Category: flavor enhancers, flavoring agents
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