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Potassium Sorbate

As a colourless, crystalline salt in solid form, potassium sorbate is synthetically produced from sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide. Odourless and tasteless, many products are processed using this chemical additive in order to prevent them being spoiled by microorganisms.


An effective, multi-application preservative.

CAS Number
E202, Sorbistat-K, Sorbistat potassium
25kg Bag, 25L Drum, 200L Drum, 1000L Container, Bulk Transfer
Chemical formula
In solid form, potassium sorbate holds a granular appearance. Liquid is colourless to pale yellow


Food Additives

A common preservative used in the manufacture of dairy products, baked goods, syrups, jams and canned meats and vegetables.

Beverage Ingredients

Commonly utilised in the production of soft drinks and juices.

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