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Citric Acid Production Cost Analysis 2019

Citric Acid is a tricarboxylic, weak organic acid. Being edible, Its major application lies in the food and beverage industry as a flavouring and preservative agent. It is also used as an acidulant in the cosmetic industry. Other applications are as a cleaning agent, soldering flux and as a stop bath for developing photographic films. It is a biodegradable chemical.

Procurement Resource provides an in-depth cost analysis of Citric Acid production. The report incorporates the manufacturing process with detailed process and material flow, capital investment, operating costs along with financial expenses and depreciation charges. The study is based on the latest prices and other economic data available. We also offer additional analysis of the report with detailed breakdown of all cost components (Capital Investment Details, Production Cost Details, Economics for another Plant Location, Dynamic Cost Model).


  • Citric Acid Production through Surface Fermentation

    This report provides the cost structure of citric acid production via surface fermentation using Aspergillus Niger on rice bran or wet corn grains, or in liquid cultures.

    Analysis Basis: Germany

    Period of Analysis: Q3 2019

    Starting at USD 1199

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