Sodium citrate is a salt extracted from citric acid.
It is an alkaline powder which is used to lower high acidity levels in order to allow the gelling or stabilising to work effectively.
Sodium citrate may also be added to cheese dishes in order to prevent the cheese from splitting or curdling.
Acidic gels and foams.
The product can simply be added to a liquid.
High concentrations of sodium citrate may result in a slightly salty aftertaste.