Lactic Acid: How to Make Sour Beer
While most brewers take careful measures to avoid bacteria infiltration, there are times when it’s intentionally added during the brewing of certain beers. Sour beers are deliberately brewed to taste acidic, tart, or sour.
What are Alpha-Hydroxy Acids? Using AHAs in Cosmetics
The cosmetic industry is saturated with skin care products that promise to fight signs of aging and improve the overall look and texture of skin. At the core of many of these anti-aging products is an AHA, or alpha hydroxy acid.
What’s the Difference Between Seltzer, Sparkling Water, Club Soda, and Tonic Water?
Carbonated water continues to rise in popularity. Just look at any grocery store’s selection of beverages and you’ll see a variety of seltzer, sparkling water, club soda, and tonic water—but what’s the difference between them?
What Do Italian Ice and Toothpaste Have in Common?
Artificial sweeteners and sugar alcohols are often used to make foods like ice creams, Italian ice, milkshakes, and custards taste sweet without the use of sugar. One of the popular options is sorbitol—it’s so popular that Rita’s uses it to make their sugar-free Italian ice.
You know what it is, but can you pronounce it? Watch some of the Ingredi team struggle through sodium stearoyl lactylate. Did you get it right?