Food Grade Citric Acid Supplier & Distributor

Liquid Food Grade Citric Acid Manufacturer, Supplier & Distributor  

Citric Acid CAS #: 77-92-9

Hawkins is where to buy liquid citric acid wholesale. Hawkins carries high purity, food grade citric acid.  For your convenience Hawkins carries citric acid in bulk and in multiple packaging options.

Food grade citric acid is a versatile and commonly used ingredient in a wide range of food and beverage applications.  It has been specifically processed for use in food and beverage applications.

It is an acidulant and food grade citric acid is sometimes used as a flavoring agent to add a tangy or sour taste to foods and drinks. It is often used as a preservative. It is a key ingredient in many types of candy, such as sour gummies and hard cand, as well as many beverages, such as soft drinks and fruit juices.  Additionally, it is used in the food industry as a pH control agent.

Citric acid is also used in food industry as chelating agent. Chelating agents can help to strengthen the structure of gluten in bread and to improve the texture of baked goods.

At Hawkins all food grade ingredients like our liquid citric acid are treated with maximum care and process management to ensure the highest quality of our food-grade citric acid. From manufacturing to transportation and handling of food-grade ingredients Hawkins has quality systems in place to deliver the ingredient you need, when you need them. Hawkins is a domestic, wholesale supplier of food grade citric acid.  We maintain an advanced supply chain and tracking system so you can depend on the quality and condition of your food grade citric acid when it arrives.

Food Grade, Citric Acid

Food Grade, Citric Acid 50% General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Clear, water white to pale yellow liquid
  • Citric Acid Chemical Formula: C6H8O7
  • Molecular Weight: 192.13
  • Liquid Citric Acid
  • Citric Acid CAS#: 77-92-9


GMO Status: This Citric Acid 50% product does not contain genetically-modified organisms nor are genetically-modified organisms used in its manufacture.

Allergen Status: Product does not contain any of the known allergens including celery, milk products, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, fish and shellfish.

BSE/TSE Status: Nothing from an animal source is used in the product or is used in the processes. BSE/TSE issue-free.

NSF Certification: Certified to NSF ANSI/Std. 60 with no maximum use level.

HACCP: Hawkins, Inc. has an established HACCP plan for the handling process for receiving, qualifying and packaging of the product.

Halal Status: This Citric Acid 50% product is certified Halal.

Kosher Status: This Citric Acid 50% product is certified Kosher-Pareve.

Ingredient Statement: Citric Acid 50%.

Manufacturing Facility Certification: The facilities where Food Grade Citric Acid 50% is manufactured are in compliance with applicable FDA regulations and HACCP plans have been reviewed/approved by a Third Party Audit Agency for SQF (Food Safety Code for Manufacturing) certification.

Primary Packaging Materials: Food Grade Citric Acid 50% is available in bulk, totes, drums, and deltangs. All packaging materials are FDA compliant and composed of high density polyethylene (HDPE).

Solubility: This Food Grade Citric Acid 50% product is infinitely soluble in water.

Storage Recommendations: Hawkins, Inc. recommends storage of Food Grad Citric Acid 50% product between 55 – 95° F.


Hawkins is where to buy Citric Acid wholesale.  We carry food grade, liquid Citric Acid 50% in bulk and assorted packaging options.  You should know as a domestic supplier we can help you reduce supply chain disruptions.  Our domestic operations can respond quickly to your needs.  Hawkins have been focused on our customers for over 80 years and we’re committed to your success.

As a Citric Acid 50% FCC distributor Hawkins supplies Citric Acid 50% FCC to various companies for a variety of applications and uses. Our customers depend on Hawkins for a consistent and cost-effective supply of  Citric Acid. Hawkins has a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of the Citric Acid we supply.

Custom blending is also available through Hawkins.

Food ingredients supplier and distributor

For a reliable, domestic source you can trust, contact us today!

Hawkins is a business-to-business, Food Grade Citric Acid supplier.  For over 80 years we have been a manufacturer, blender, and distributor of ingredients. We only sell to companies and not to individuals.

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