Food Grade Lactic Acid Supplier & Distributor

Liquid Food Grade Lactic Acid Manufacturer, Supplier And Distributor  

Lactic Acid CAS#: 79-33-4


Liquid Food Grade Lactic Acid 88%  – Hawkins is where to buy lactic acid wholesale. Hawkins is a domestic source of high purity, food grade lactic acid. For your convenience Hawkins carries food grade lactic acid in bulk and in multiple packaging options.

Food grade lactic acid is a preservative and pH adjuster that is widely used in the food industry to improve the shelf life and safety of food products. It is a clear, colorless solution with a sour taste.

Lactic acid is commonly used in a variety of food products, including baked goods, meat products, dairy products, and fermented vegetables.

Food grade lactic acid is used to make lactate salts and used in process meat products to improve the safety and shelf life of the product by inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria.  Lactic acid is used in fermented vegetables, such as pickles and sauerkraut to preserve the vegetables and give them their characteristic tangy flavor. In dairy products, it is used to adjust the pH and contribute to the flavor and sourness of fermented dairy products such as yogurt and kefir. Lactic acid is often used in bakery products to adjust the pH and improve the flavor and texture of the final product.


Liquid Food Grade Lactic Acid General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Clear, colorless to light yellow solution
  • Chemical Formula: C3H6O3
  • Lactic Acid CAS#: 79-33-4

Lactic Acid Country of Origin: Manufactured and sourced from materials solely from the U.S.

Lactic acid is an organic compound. In its solid state, it is white and water-soluble. In its liquid state, it is clear. It is produced both naturally and synthetically. With a hydroxyl group adjacent to the carboxyl group, lactic acid is classified as an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). In the form of its conjugate base called lactate, it plays a role in several biochemical processes.

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

Halal Status:  This Lactic Acid product is certified Halal.

Ingredient Status: Lactic Acid.

Kosher Status: This Lactic Acid product is certified Kosher-Pareve.

Facility Certification: The facilities where Lactic Acid 88% is packaged are in compliance with applicable FDA regulations and HACCP plans have been reviewed/approved by a Third Party Audit Agency for SQF2000 (Level II) certification.

Primary Packaging: Lactic Acid is available in bulk, totes, drums, and carboys.


Hawkins is where to buy Lactic Acid wholesale.  We carry food grade Lactic Acid 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.  We have a broad infrastructure, technical and logistics expertise and we’re committed to your success.

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

Custom blending is also available through Hawkins.

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