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Price: $7.60
Item Number: ICRSMOOTH
Smooth Acid Blend
Use this smooth acid blend (citric acid & trehalose) as you would use encapsulated citric acid .
 
This product will produce a smoother - less tart taste because while containing some citric acid, it also contains trehalose - a natural sugar, as well as lactic acid - a natural product used as an ingredient in many fermented products. 
  • Lowers the ph of the meat • cuts the drying time • produces a firmer sausage.
  • Encapsulated to release on temperature rise (150° f. - Internal meat temp.) 
    • So this product is intended for use in products that will be heated such as smoked and semi dried
  • To be added to the mix after the grind as to not rupture the capsules
7-3/4 Oz. Pkg. - Does 25 lb. Of meat
 
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Use this smooth acid blend of (citric acid & trehalose) to raise the acid level (drop the ph) In low acid varieties of tomatoes. Won't change the tomato flavor like lemon juice.

Tomatoes were once considered an acid food that could be safely canned in a boiling water canner. However, when some newer, less acidic varieties of tomatoes are canned, certain precautions must  be taken to ensure the ph is low enough to prevent botulism. Adding this product will do just that.

This blend can be added directly to jars before filling and will produce a smoother less tart taste because while containing citric acid, it also contains trehalose - a natural sugar, as well as lactic acid. Trehalose is also an anti-oxidant which will help preserve colors. Add 1/2 teaspoon of smooth acid blend to pints and 1 teaspoon to quarts of tomatoes.

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