potassium sorbate


Potassium Sorbate in sold form holds the appearance of white crystals


Potassium Sorbate is used as a preservative in several foods since its anti-microbial properties stop the growth of harmful bacteria and moulds. It is used in cheese, baked goods, syrups and jams. It is also used as a preservative for dehydrated foods like jerky and dried fruit, as it does not leave an aftertaste.

The use of potassium sorbate increases the shelf life of foods, so many dietary supplements also include it. It is commonly used in wine production because it stops the yeast from continuing to ferment in the bottles.

We are one of the leading potassium sorbate suppliers and provide ingredients to some of the world’s largest food and drink manufacturers. We distribute potassium sorbate in granular form and pack in 25kg bags. We deliver orders throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

If you would like to partner with Rigest as your potassium sorbate suppliers, then contact our team who will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

Other Names: E202, Sorbistat-K, Sorbistat potassium


  • Potassium Sorbate is used in cheese, yogurt and dips using dairy products, margarines, mayonnaise and sour cream. These products are processed using potassium sorbate to extend their shelf life by inhibiting the growth of certain moulds, yeast and bacteria.
  • Potassium Sorbate is commonly used with fruits in place of a synthetic fungicide to control fungal decay that will spoil the fruit. Fruit products, including dried fruits that are shelved at room temperature, contain potassium sorbate to ward off the potential growth of pathogens that could cause the product to go bad.
  • Potassium Sorbate is used in baking to inhibit the growth of mould, yeast, and microbes, in turn increasing shelf life of food products.


  • sports performance
    • Hypertonic Beverages
    • Hypotonic Beverages
    • Isotonic Beverages
  • beverage
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Carbonated Soft Drinks
    • Syrups
    • Juice Drinks
  • industrial
    • Industrial cleaners
    • Surface Care
  • food
    • Bakery
    • Confectionary
    • Dairy
    • Dressings
    • Fruit preparations
    • Fruits
    • Meat
    • Ready Meals
    • Sauces
    • Seafood
    • Seasonings
    • Table Top Products

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