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Acetic Acid (Food grade)

In the food industry, acetic acid is used as an acidity regulator under the code E260. A weak, organic acid, this product is able to lower the pH value of foods and is a commonly-used preservative.

We are able to supply food grade acetic acid to meet requirements of any size. For food-grade acetic acid solid powder, we offer 25kg bags. For liquid, choose from 25L, 200L and 1000L bulk containers.


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We are leading UK suppliers & distributors of food grade acetic acid to industry

Acetic acid (also called ethanoic acid) is unlike a lot of other food additives — it is commonly used in home cooking. It is probably best known for being what gives vinegar its distinctive sour taste and pungent smell. Despite its intense aroma, it is a clear solution.

Some of our clients seek food-grade acetic acid in a powder, crystalline form (also known as glacial). Others require acetic acid in a liquid form. Whatever your requirements, we can help.

Food grade acetic acid’s uses: food preservative and baking agent

This product is a versatile ingredient for food and beverage manufacturers. Food grade acetic acid affords great preservative properties for pickling; it is also frequently found in common household condiments from balsamic vinegar to mayonnaise, mustard and ketchup.

  • Condiments: The sharp, distinctive taste of vinegar is down to acetic acid. Any product that contains vinegar also contains acetic acid. Therefore, you’ll find it in balsamic glazes, sauces and dressings.
  • Baking: A chemical reaction that occurs when acetic acid meets alkaline ingredients like baking powder creates a gas that can be used to increase the rise and puffiness of baked goods.

Rigest: leading food grade acetic acid powder & liquid UK suppliers

Wondering where to buy food grade acetic acid? We’re proud to be the suppliers of choice for some of the largest companies in the food and beverage production and manufacturing industries. Since 1993, we’ve been providing clients across the UK with fast, reliable distribution of food grade acetic acid.

From a 25L to 200L drum, or a 1000L IBC or bulk transfer, we’re able to facilitate food-grade acetic acid orders of all shapes and sizes. With leading distributive capabilities, we can reach you wherever you are in the UK. Trust us to be your partner for all of your wholesale food ingredient needs.

To start your enquiry today, get in touch through our contact page or press the ‘enquire now’ button below. To discuss your needs further with our team of experts, you can email or phone 01535 631 313.

Food grade acetic acid is a colourless solution with a pungent smell
Food grade acetic acid holds a very distinctive, sour taste

Available in the following sizes.

25kg Bag

25L Drum

200L Drum

1000L Container

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