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  • What is the difference between food additives and condiments?
    Nov 08, 2018

    The ingredients of food additives are clearly marked and have specific chemical composition; food seasonings are mainly sugar, salt, monosodium glutamate, spices and starch, as well as salty flavors (a kind of food additive, the specific composition is unknown). The amount added must comply with national health standards.

    1. Condiments include salty, sour, sweetener, savory and spicy, such as salt, soy sauce, vinegar, monosodium glutamate, sugar (also described), star anise, fennel, pepper, mustard, etc. This class.

    2. Food additives refer to a class of chemically synthesized or natural substances used to improve food quality, extend food shelf life, facilitate food processing, and increase food nutrients. Including acidity regulator, anti-caking agent, antifoaming agent, antioxidant, bleach, leavening agent, coloring agent, color protection agent, enzyme preparation, flavor enhancer, nutritional supplement, preservative, sweetener, thickening Agents, spices, etc.

    It can be seen that there are many cross concepts in the two. A part of the population synthesis in the food seasoning belongs to the food additive, and the sweetener, the fragrance, etc. in the food additive are also in the category of the seasoning. The difference between the two is that food additives are not all used for seasoning, and many of them are more widely used for preservation and preservation.