Sulphites are compounds derived from sulphur, and one of the preservatives most persecuted by public opinion. They are included in the legislation on chemical additives and are applied thanks to their preservative, antioxidant and organoleptic properties in food.
However, in high doses, it has been seen that they could have an effect on human development, affecting vitamin B1. Therefore, it has been completely essential to carry out a strong regulation for its correct use, being banned in sausages and highly regulated in other processed products. It is very important to bear in mind that, in addition to this, that it is an allergen and has to be indicated as such.
Is there an alternative? Luckily, at Amerex we can help you to achieve a result that exceeds expectations so you can replace this additive with clean label alternatives. Do you want to know how? Take a look at this interesting case study below or contact us.