Citric Acid – First extracted from Lemons. Resembles Salt, and is often called ‘Sour Salt’.. It adds Sour without any flavor, and is used instead of Vinegar or Lemon Juice in many food and beverage productions
Malic Acid – the source of Tartness. First extracted from Apples, extreme Tartness, used with or in place
of ‘less-sour’ Citric acid
Tartaric Acid – Grapes, Bananas, Tamarinds – used mostly in preservation
Tannic Acid – Clarifying & Aroma agent – from woods, trees, wooden barrels, etc.