Texture systems » Phosphates


They are widely used additives in the food industry, where they can have various functionalities:

  • Hardening agents
  • Emulsifiers
  • Stabilizers
  • Leaving agents
  • Acidity regulators
  • Emulsifying salts
  • Sequestrants

They are used among other aspects such as:

  • Adjuvant in the extraction of meat proteins to improve the water retention capacity
  • Protection of the milk protein avoiding its precipitation when subjected to thermal process


  • Sodium tripolyphosphate 451i
  • Sodium acid pyrophosphate 450i
  • Tetrasodium pyrophosphate 450iii
  • Sodium hexametaphosphate 452i
  • Anhydrous disodium hydrogen phosphate 339 ii