Food Grade Sodium Carbonate

Frequently relied upon as a means of improving the taste and visual appeal of food products, Light Sodium Carbonate FG has a wide variety of uses across numerous value-added food production processes.

Light Sodium Carbonate FG is produced in compliance with strict EU food standards (ref. 231/2012)


Product Benefits

Light Sodium Carbonate FG is prepared in an aseptic processing environment. It presents as a fine white crystalline powder and is freely soluble in water (practically insoluble in ethanol 96%).

Food-grade sodium carbonate is used in various food-related applications, such as:

  1. Baking: Sodium carbonate, in the form of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), is a leavening agent in baking, helping dough and batter to rise. It's commonly used in cookies, cakes, and bread.
  2. Noodle making: It is sometimes used in the production of alkaline noodles, such as ramen noodles.
  3. Pretzel and bagel making: Sodium carbonate is used in the boiling process of pretzel and bagel making to give them their characteristic crust.
  4. PH regulation: In some food processing applications, sodium carbonate is used to adjust the pH of solutions.


Our food-grade sodium carbonate meets strict purity and safety standards for use in the food industry:


  • Non-GMO
  • Non-allergenic
  • Kosher and Halal certified
  • Available in custom-packed batch sizes
  • Improves product texture

It's important to use food-grade sodium carbonate in food applications to ensure the safety and quality of the final products. Food grade additives are subjected to strict regulations and quality control processes to meet the required standards for consumption.

Technical Details

For complete usage information, please contact us.

Additional information

Pack Size

Light Sodium Carbonate FG is supplied in 25kg bags
BB: bulk bags in PE with an inner liner in LDPE
Bags: paper bags (3 layers); shrink-wrapped pallet/ 110x110cm or 114x114cm pallets (heat treatment) / PE interlayer or cardboard sheet on floor of pallet.


Supplied as part of our comprehensive food ingredient range. Light Sodium Carbonate FG has a wide variety of uses across numerous value-added food production processes.


Food Processing


For complete usage information, please contact us.


Store in a cool dry place (protected from weather); a hygroscopic product.
Use within 1 year (ask your sales agent for more detailed information when purchasing).
Stacking of pallets is not recommended.


Please click on the link to request a Biocel safety datasheet. If you have any queries, please contact us.

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