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Bicarbonate of soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, bicarb, koeksoda in Afrikaans, or baking soda, is a versatile compound that has a wide range of uses in various industries. It is a white crystalline powder that is alkaline in nature and has a slightly salty taste. Its chemical formula is NaHCO3, which means it is composed of sodium, hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen.

One of the most popular uses of bicarbonate of soda is in the food industry. It is commonly used as a leavening agent in baking, as it reacts with acidic ingredients to produce carbon dioxide gas, which helps dough rise. Bicarbonate of soda is also used in the production of certain food items such as pretzels and crackers.

In addition to its use in the food industry, bicarbonate of soda is also commonly used in cosmetics and personal care products. It is a popular ingredient in toothpaste, as it helps to whiten teeth and freshen breath. It can also be used in bath salts, as it can help to soothe skin irritation and promote relaxation.

Bicarbonate of soda has also been used for medicinal purposes for many years. It is known for its antacid properties and is often used to treat heartburn and indigestion. Additionally, it can be used to relieve itching and other skin irritations.

Another common use of bicarbonate of soda is in cleaning products. It is a natural and effective cleaner that can be used to remove stains, eliminate odors, and clean surfaces. It is often used in combination with vinegar or lemon juice to create a natural cleaning solution.

Bicarbonate of soda is also used in swimming pools to regulate the pH level of the water. It can help to neutralize acidic water and prevent the growth of algae.

Our brand of bicarbonate of soda is food-grade, which means it is safe for consumption. However, it can also be used for industrial purposes, such as in the production of detergents and other cleaning products.

Overall, bicarbonate of soda is a versatile compound with a wide range of uses in various industries. Its chemical composition and alkaline nature make it a valuable ingredient in many applications, from food to cosmetics, medicine, cleaning products, and even swimming pools.

Please note that R10 is added to courier costs when shipping due to packaging cost.

Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Soda)

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