Jungbunzlauer Enters Lactic Acid Business

February 1, 2012

The company’s lactic acid portfolio is based on fermentation of non-GMO carbohydrates.

Reports from the company’s Newton Centre, Massachusetts office indicate that Jungbunzlauer now offers lactic acids and salts. The company’s lactic acid portfolio is based on fermentation of non-GMO carbohydrates. Jungbunzlauer offers a range of food and technical grades of lactic acid, including concentrations from 50-90%, heat stable options, and 60% food-grade sodium lactate and potassium lactate.

By entering the lactic acid market, Jungbunzlauer says it is now the only company producing all three of the market’s leading organic acids obtained by fermentation: citric acid, gluconic acid, and lactic acid.

Lactic acid has a number of applications to food and beverage markets, such as preservation, pH regulation, and flavoring. The company’s lactic acid products are produced at a plant in Merckolsheim, France.