Trisodium Phosphate

TSP to preserve baked goods, cereals and more foods

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FAQs about Trisodium Phosphate for Food

What's trisodium phosphate?

TSP, also known by its acronym, is an inorganic compound that is commercially available as small, white, odorless granules and is highly soluble in water.

What is trisodium phosphate good for?

Sodium triacid phosphate has benefits in the food industry as a protein modifier, an emulsifying agent, and as an additional source of phosphorus in foods.

What is trisodium phosphate used for in cereal?

The use of E339iii is a food additive used in many food production plants. In cereals, its function is to improve their color and help in the production process by adjusting the acidic nature of these foods.

Is trisodium phosphate a leavening agent?

Although this is not considered its main function in the industry, this ingredient is used in bakeries to increase the fluffiness and height of cakes and other products.

Is trisodium phosphate safe?

Yes, in fact the Food and Drug Administration approved this chemical as safe for good consumption as long as it is used following manufacturing practices. This is why it classifies it as GRAS (generally recognized as safe). Remember that at mySibi we have suppliers with products approved by the FDA for human consumption.