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Global Demand for Benzoates Market to Incur Considerable Upsurge During 2017-2027.

[USPRwire, Fri Sep 28 2018] Benzoic acid is a simple aromatic carboxylic acid which is a colorless crystalline solid. It's only known source is gum benzoic, through which the name benzoic was derived. Benzoic acid is a naturally occurring acid in plants that serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of various secondary metabolites. Benzoic acid is a major precursor for the industrial synthesis of variety of organic substances. The salts of benzoic acid have application as food preservatives in the food industry. The esters and salts of benzoic acid are known as benzoates. Benzoates are divided into two types such as potassium benzoate and sodium benzoate. Potassium benzoate has application in food preservation. It restricts the growth of yeast, molds and some bacteria's and functions efficiently in products having pH below 4.5. In low pH products, potassium benzoate exists as benzoic acid. Acidic food stuffs and beverages that include sparkling drinks, fruit juices, pickles and soft drinks are preserved with potassium benzoate. It is used and approved in many countries such as the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In these countries potassium benzoate is denoted by the number E, E212.

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