Pure food grade vitamin C powder. Ascorbic acid is a citric acid, but is also works to a significant degree as an antioxidant. Vitamin C powder is often used as a healthy preservative: it prevents the browning of fruit juices, cut fruit and meat.
Vitamin C is important for the health of humans; it boost the immune system and gives a natural protection against illness.
Vitamin C is important for digestion; it helps the breakdown of amino acids and promotes the absorption of iron. As an antioxidant it helps neutralise free radicals.
The recommended quantity of vitamin C is 90 mg per person per day. A balanced diet contains sufficient vitamin C, but sometimes you need more: if you participate in intensive sports, if you smoke, if you are recovering from an illness or during pregnancy and breast feeding. Extra vitamin C is also necessary if your daily diet contains too little vitamin C, for example if you are on a special diet.
Vitamin C powder can be easily dissolved in liquids, sprinkled over food products or mixed in food. Dissolve a teaspoonful of vitamin C powder in your fruit juice or mix it in your salad for extra vitamins.
In contrast to vitamin C pills and capsules, vitamin C powder is 100% pure. It contains no filling, flavour, aroma or colouring agents or gelatin. It is allergen free and suitable for vegans.
Always consult your GP if you have questions concerning the effect of vitamin C powder on your health.
Chemical composition Ascorbic acid
Purity vitamin C (C6H8O6) Min. 99.50%
Melting point: 190°C
pH 2.1 – 2.6 (in a 5% solution)
Heavy metals; Max. 10ppm
Iron; Max. 2ppm
Lead; Max. 2ppm
Mercury; Max. 1ppm
Copper; Max. 5ppm
Arsenic; Max. 3ppm
Non-soluble in water Max. 0.1%
The maximum use of this product for various foodstuffs can be found on the website of the European Commission: Food additives Database.
Also see our frequently asked questions about Vitamin C