Time to dust off the ol’ chemistry book because it’s about to get real with sorbate.

Potassium sorbate is a white powder — a salt of sorbic acid — widely considered to be the safest preservative in the food and drink world. The magical substance increases your food’s shelf life, while also keeping it healthy. Preserve on!

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