Jarace™ SA (Sodium Acetate) as a Food Additive

Jarace™ SA (Sodium Acetate) – FCC grade functions as a shelf-life extender and flavor enhancer. It can be used as a buffer in controlling the pH of food during various stages of processing as well as finished goods. 

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Snack Foods

Jarace SA (Sodium Acetate) – FCC can be found in a variety of snack foods. It helps to enhance existing flavors, inhibit mold, and can also function as an antimicrobial preservative. 

Processed Meat Products

In processed meat products, such as deli meats, Jarace SA (Sodium Acetate) FCC helps kill mold and bacteria. It also functions as a pickling agent and flavor enhancer in food applications.

Dairy Products

Jarace SA (Sodium Acetate) – FCC works as an emulsifier in ice cream, custard, pudding, and other fat-based products to keep ingredients from separating. 

Other Food Applications

  • Salad dressings
  • Mustards
  • Vinegars
  • Pickles
  • Seasonings
  • Dairy products
  • Peanut butter


  • Preservative
  • Flavor enhancer
  • Pickling agent
  • Buffering agent
  • Emulsifier
  • Acidulant 
  • Anti-microbial preservative 


Typical Properties

Acid Value
Hydroxyl Value
Saponification Value
Iodine Value
Melt Point (°C)
Specific Gravity

Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

Snack Foods

Enhances existing flavors

Processed Meats

Buffer in controlling the pH of food during various stages of processing 

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