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[uh-sij-uh-luh nt] /əˈsɪdʒ ə lənt/
noun, Chemistry
an acidulating substance.
Also, acidulent.
Origin of acidulant
1825-35; < French, noun use of present participle of aciduler, verbal derivative of Latin acidulus. See acidulous, -ant Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One use of cornstarch is in the production of citric acid, the main acidulant used by the food and pharmaceutical industries.
  • It is used as an acidulant and preservative in foods and pharmaceuticals.
  • Some processors also acidify beef snack sticks, either through fermentation or through the addition of an acidulant.
  • The best end-use market appears to be the phosphate fertilizer industry as an acidulant for phosphate rock.

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