What are the uses of calcium propionate ?

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Calcium propionate is a white crystalline solid that is widely used as the food preservative. It also has numerous uses in processed ingredient making. Take a look at some of the common uses of this safe food additive:-

-    As a shelf life enhancer

-    Prevents spoilage of bacteria and fungi in candy and bread industries

-   As a yeast growth inhibitor in bakery industry

-    In making condensed milk, dairy based products and flavoured pudding powder

-   In meat processing industry to increase and preserve the shelf life of meat and fish

-   In processed mushroom