It is an odorless and tasteless salt synthetically produced from sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide.
1. Food preservatives. It can effectively restrain the mold, yeast anaerobic-Aerobic bacterial activity, such as cheese, wine,
yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks and fruit drinks, and baked goods. So as to prolong the shelf life of food and keep the original flavor of food.
2. it is used in many personal care products to inhibit the development of microorganisms for shelf stability.
3. It is primarily used with sweet wines, sparkling wines, and some hard ciders.
4. Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal-careproducts. While sorbic acid occurs naturally in some berries, virtually all of the world's production of sorbicacid, from which potassium sorbate is derived, is manufactured synthetically.