Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

High Quality Powdered Ascorbic Acid

MegaChem (UK) Ltd provides high quality powdered ascorbic acid to suit a variety of applications. We can supply ascorbic acid in volumes to suit your operation with a minimum quantity of 25 kilos.

Applications and Uses

The uses of ascorbic acid stretch far further than nutrition, due to the versatility of this product it is utilised across a wide range of commercial environments. Common uses of ascorbic acid include:

  • Enhance produce at commercial bakeries.
  • Natural additive for food and drinks.
  • Natural preservative for food and drink.
  • Dechlorination in water treatment plants.
  • Meat preservative – our Ascorbic Acid is BRC certified and suitable for preparation of Halal and Kosher meat.
  • Health and nutrition.

Read our latest blog post to find out more about the use of ascorbic acid in commercial environments.

What is Ascorbic Acid?

Ascorbic acid or Vitamin C as it’s better known, is a naturally occurring organic compound with powerful antioxidant properties. Ascorbic acid is water soluble and found in citrus fruits and vegetables; ascorbic acid is essential to the human diet and serves a number of medicinal purposes.

Is Ascorbic Acid the Same As Citric Acid?

Because of their similar source of origin from citrus fruits, people often think citric acid and ascorbic acid are the same thing. However, they are different substances, a fundamental differemce being that ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is naturally occurring, whereas citric acid is synthetic.

Contact MegaChem (UK) Today

If you would like to request a sample of our ascorbic acid or find out more about our high quality product, give us a call today on +44 (0) 1291 422747 or fill out a contact form and we will get back to you.

All products supplied by Megachem (UK) Ltd comply fully with REACH and CLP legislation.