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RevA

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Hi,

Does anyone know if a juice with benzoic acid and Scorbic acid will ferment?

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Johnd

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Hi,

Does anyone know if a juice with benzoic acid and Scorbic acid will ferment?

Thanks
Benzoic acid is used as a preservative in juices to prolong shelf life and to prevent fermentation, but I don't know at what levels / concentrations it does so, nor if it dissipates if it allowed to sit a while.
 

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