What is Potassium Lactate?
Potassium lactate is used as a food additive to preserve products and extend their shelf life. In addition this compound contains antimicrobial properties which assist with shelf life and reduces harmful pathogens as food breaks down. Potassium lactate is the potassium salt from lactic acid and is made by turning the lactic acid neutral. The compound is white and powdery with a neutral flavor.