Calcium salts of malic acid, a natural acid present in fruits.
Function & characteristics:
Calcium malate is used as a thickener and flavouring.
Ice cream, fried products, marmalade, etc.
Acceptable Daily Intake:
No limit, but the D,L – and D-isomers are not allowed in infant food, as infants lack the necessary enzymes to metabolise these compounds.
Malic acid and malates can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.
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