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(Chemistry) chem a salt of sorbic acid


(ˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt)

a sorbed substance.
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Noun1.sorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
absorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed
adsorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed
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Fermentation yeasts: Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its "evil twin" Zygosaccharomyces bailii, which is insensitive to sorbate or normal levels of S[O.
No added colorants, sugar, sorbate or benzoate preservatives, and no added malt, spirit, grape or apple-cider alcohols.
coli after repeatedly cultivating the bacteria in different concentrations of potassium sorbate or sodium benzoate.
26 April 2010 - Leading Chinese sorbic acid and potassium sorbate producer Sorbic International has started construction work on new production lines at its Mongolian plant located in Ulanqab city.
Elliot Wu of Westboro drew his inspiration from his mother's work at Ken's Foods and decided to investigate whether a natural preservative worked better than potassium sorbate in keeping ranch dressing fresh.
INGREDIENTS: Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour (Bleached Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Vegetable Oil (contains one or more of the following oils: Cottonseed Oil, Palm Oil, Soybean Oil), Dextrose, Water, Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Food Starch--Modified (Corn and/or Wheat), Contains 2% or Less of the Following: Eggs, Nonfat Milk, Glycerin, Soy Flour, Corn Syrup Solids, Leavening (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Propionate, Calcium Propionate), Salt, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Mono--and Diglycerides, Soy Lecithin, Spices, Tapioca Starch, Wheat Starch, Artificial Color, Cellulose Gum, Guar Gum, Karaya Gum, colored with extracts of Annatto and Turmeric.
It remains packed with preservatives such as polyphosphate and potassium sorbate and the thickener guar gum.
A 7m [pounds sterling] TV activity kicked off this week with commercials featuring the brand's new characters Cow and Moo, together with a 'techno' cow who likes "spreads that have E-numbers, colourings, potassium sorbate and diglycerides".
Potassium sorbate is used in products with a high water content and calcium sorbate is used in the coating of cheese wrapping paper in France and Italy.
The investigators said the firms held meetings from 1979 to 1997 and set the price of the additive sorbate in the global market and allocated market shares.
1 percent sodium benzoate or potassium sorbate, which are preservatives approved by FDA, E.