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Potassium metabisulphite

Potassium metabisulphite is marketed under the brand name Vintage.

Vintage is a powerful antioxidant and anti-microbial agent, widely used in wine and beer processing. Being a powerful antioxidant, it helps in preserving the colour as well as the flavour of food. Vintage has an added advantage of not contributing sodium to the diet.

Potassium metabisulphite is manufactured by Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand).

Product specifications:
Formula: K2S2O5

The product is manufactured in the following grades:

  • Photo
  • Food
  • Technical

Wine industry

  • Prevents the growth of microorganisms, potent antioxidant, protects colour and delicate flavours of wine

Beer industry

  • Inhibits the growth of wild yeasts, bacteria and fungi, removes chloramines, which can cause phenolic off flavours in beer

Photography and film

  • For developer solution and acidifying fixing baths


  • As a preservative and anti-microbial agent for dehydrated fruits, vegetables, shrimps and prawns


  • In pharmaceutical intermediates and production of vitamins
Packaging: Available in packs of 1 Kg and 25 Kgs
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