New alternative for sulphur dioxide

New alternative for sulphur dioxide


On 21 December, the European Commission announced that the so2say project, led by ttz Bremerhaven has found an alternative to adding sulphur dioxide to red wine and other foodstuffs.

Sulphur dioxide (SO2), labelled E220 on food packets, is used as a preservative for particular dried fruits and in winemaking as an antimicrobial and antioxidant. Most people can tolerate a small amount of SO2 in their food but there is a minority who suffers from allergic reactions or other after effect...


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