What is Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate?
Sucrose acetate isobutyrate is a food additive used for the emulsification of water and fat to create a smooth blending of the two compounds. It is derived from sugar and used in malt beverages, beer, cocktail mixes, and brominated vegetable oil. It is also used as orange flavoring. It is a tasteless and odorless sugar and has a white and slightly coarse powdery texture.