Citribel is an independent company located in Tienen, Belgium, with a 100-year history of producing citric acid through natural surface fermentation of sugar molasses. Over the years, we have become a unique knowledge center and the only industrial producer of citric acid in the world using sugar molasses as its primary raw material.
What is citric acid?
Citric acid is an organic compound, and most people consume it daily as it is added to a lot of food and beverages. The refined citric acid has a white and granular texture and a strong acidic taste. It is widely adopted in the food and beverages industry, as a natural taste enhancer and a preservative. It also serves multiple functions in pharmaceutical and technical industries.