Anti Caking Agents
FAQs about Anti Caking Agents for Food
What are anti-caking agents?
Anti caking-agents are compunds added in small amounts in powdered or granulated materials, to certain food products to keep them dry and evade lump formation (caking). It also helps in transporting, packaging and consumption. They are commonly used in dry soup, powder drinks and others.
Are anti-caking agents harmful?
No, they have been studied for several years and they are safe for human consumption. Also they are really important ingredient in our day to day. If you want to be sure, please review the product certification that you want to buy and check its GRAS (Generally Recognize as Safe) certification by FDA.
What kind of anti-caking agents can I find at mySibi?
At the moment you can find Silica Dioxide and Calcium Silicate. However, we are gowing rapidly and soon we will have more food-grade ingredients. If you want to sell your products here, go to our seller section to find more.
What are the E numbers in anti-caking agents?
The E numbers are codes used to identify substances as food additives. Anti-caking agents range from 500 to 599. Use this label to identify the purpose of the ingredient you are purchasing.
Does anti-caking agent have gluten?
Some anti-caking agents are made from wheat or startch, which contain gluten. If you want to be sure, read carefully the product description before buy them. Also, we recomend (Gluten-free anti-caking list)