Uses: Calcium Ascorbate can be found in bouillon's, consommes and scotch eggs.
Some fear that it may increase the formation of calcium oxalate stones in the urine and should therefore be avoided by those with a predisposition to kidney stones.
Description: Vitamin C, essential for growth, healthy teeth, gums, bones, skin and blood vessels and aiding the absorption of iron, is found naturally in many fresh fruits and vegetables.
Calcium Ascorbate is prepared synthetically and, like E300, it is used as an antioxidant, a colour preservative and as a vitamin supplement.
E302 Calcium Ascorbate