Food Additives

Freshness and flavour are vital to all foods. Bitek has a range of food grade antioxidants and mould inhibitors which ensure that the flavour and freshness of a variety of foods is extended.


Liquid TBHQ antioxidant blend with a chelating agent for use in the prevention of autoxidation in all foods and oils. Banox LTC is an oil soluble antioxidant for easy mixing and blending with vegetable oils. The chelating agent will also delay the onset of the oxidation process by binding any metal ions which can catalyse the oxidation reaction.

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BHA (Food Grade)

Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (BHA) is a waxy, solid antioxidant food additive, E number 320. It is an effective antioxidant for animal fats and for vegetable fats in fried and baked foods where heating is involved. It is also effective as an antioxidant in margarine, fish oils, vitamins, flavours and essential oils.

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BHT (Food Grade)

Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT) is a fine crystal antioxidant food additive, E number 321. It is a particularly good antioxidant for stabilising meat, fish and bone meals and may also be used for stabilising fish oils, vitamins and essential oils.

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Controlled release mould inhibitor specially designed for protection against moulds and yeasts in pet food, animal feed and raw materials including whole grains. A blend of buffered and free acids provides both persistent long-term protection and an initial rapid, effective kill. Carefully selected acids provide protection against all yeasts, moulds and spores. Mycoban has been formulated so as it is safe to handle, non-toxic to operators and non-corrosive to mill machinery.

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TBHQ (Food Grade)

tert-Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) is a white crystalline powder antioxidant food additive, E number 319. It is an excellent antioxidant for vegetable oils and can also be used in animal fats. It is also suitable for protecting crude vegetable oils during storage.

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