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Sodium Benzoate

Sodium benzoate is heavily used in the soft drink industry due to the demand of high-fructose corn syrup in carbonated drinks. It increases the acidity of soft drinks, which also increases the intensity of flavour you get from the high-fructose corn syrup.


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Sodium Benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid. There are many uses for Sodium benzoate in food including as a common type of preservative. Sodium Benzoate preserves food by entering the individual cells in the food and balancing its pH level, increasing the overall acidity of the food. The result of this is the creation of an environment that inhibits the growth of fungi that can cause potential illnesses. Sodium benzoate food additive has the E number E211.

At Rigest, as leading sodium benzoate suppliers and distributors, we pack sodium benzoate in 25kg bags and can deliver across the United Kingdom and Europe . If you would like more detailed product information including storage and handling information, then request our sodium benzoate msds.

Is a white or colourless crystalline powder
Sodium Benzoate has a sweetish astringent taste

Available in the following sizes.

25kg Bag

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