Sodium citrate

Sodium citrate is manufactured by the neutralization of citric acid with sodium hydroxide. Odorless and with a slightly salty taste, the sodium citrate from Cargill is available in the form of white translucent crystals, in the granular and fine granular presentations, for use in various applications.

Category Products Functionality


  • Powdered drinks
  • Isotonic drinks
Trisodium citrate dihydrate Acts as plugging agent.


  • Long life milk
  • Melted cheeses
Trisodium citrate dihydrate Acts in the stabilization of protein as a sequestrant and plugging agent.



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