Malate is a compound formed by malic acid. It is a white crystal or a crystalline powder. It has strong hygroscopicity, is easily soluble in water and ethanol, and has a special sour taste. It is mainly used in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
The taste of malic acid is close to the sour taste of natural apples. Compared with citric acid, it has the characteristics of high acidity, soft taste and long residence time. It has been widely used in high-end beverages, food and other industries, and has become the second in terms of citric acid and lactic acid. Three food sour agents.