Definition: Firming agent

Food safety

Substance which makes or keeps tissues of fruit or vegetables firm or crisp, or interacts with gelling agents to produce or strengthen a gel.
Source:
European Union, Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on food additives (Official Journal of the European Union No L 354, 31.12.2008)
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