Citric acid exists in a variety of fruits and vegetables, most notable in fruits.
At room temperature, citric acid is a white crystalline powder. Citric acid in an anhydrous(water-free) form is called citric acid anhydrous. It is a natural preservative and it is also used to add an acidic or souor taste to foods to foods and soft drinks.
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Meets FCC requirements
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Meets FCC requirements
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Meets JSFA requirements
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99.8-100.2(on anhydrous substance)
The dominant use of citric acid is as a flavouring agent and preservation in food and beverages, especially soft drinks. Citric acid is also often used in cleaning products as an excellent chelating agent, and widely used as a pH adjusting agent in cosmetics, pharmaceutics and food dying.
Packaging & Shipping
Niran(Thailand) is located in Rayong, Thailand. The expected annual production capacity on Citric Acid and Citrates is to reach 120,000 MT within 3 years while the currently annual production turnover is 45,000 MT.
We are currently recognized as one of the leading international suppliers of Citric Acid and Citrates around the world. This has been accomplished by building upon our vast array of advantages:
Bounttiful, non-GMO sources of raw materials(corn&tapioca) indigenous to Thailand.
Exclusive, patented, "green" technology that greatly reduces emissions of CO2 and Gypsum.
New, State-of -the -art manufacturing facility and equipment, all of which is focused upon producing a full line of consistent, high quality products.
The collaboration of a 1st class management team with over 30 years of mass production experience.
We produce European quality citric acid and sodium citrate, for we have the strictest quality control standard.
REACH, GMP, IP, ISO, HACCP, Kosher, Halal, and SQF certified; FAD, IT, and ISYS listed.
Half of our capacity goes to USA market, where Niran is ranked the third bigest brand after Cargill and ADM.
No risk of GMO products, for we use local farmed raw materials.
The highest possible quality level on free flowing, transparency, membrane, and heavy metals.
We have an office with warehousing for short delivery and technical service in EU, Niran Europe BV.
Competitive pricing in Brazil and the EU compared to local producers. No anti-dumping taxes are levied against Niran's products.
1.What is the difference between Niran Thailand's citric acid and Chinese citric acid?
The citric acid and citrates made in the Niran Thailand factory are of a higher quality than Chinese materials. Niran uses European quality standands and technologies in production and maintains a high and frequent test level. Niran targets only multinational brands such as ADM, JBL, CBT, Cargill, T&L in the international market, compared to Chinese manufacturers, whom also focus on the smaller internal market.
2. Is your product non-GMO? If so, could you provide any certificates?
Our product is certainly GMO free. We gladly provide you any certification upon request, such as our IP report. Furthermore, our citric acid meets all requirements of USP, FCC, European pH range, BP, JSFA and JP.
3. Our requirements differ a little from your specifications. Could you produce a customized product for us?
Of course we are more than willing to provide you with the exact product you need. As for mesh sizes, 8-50/12-40 medium granular and 30-80/100 fine granular are available. Please contact us and let us know your detailed specifications, and we make sure Niran provides you with the exact product you requested.