Citric acid is a kitchen essential used in preserving, flavoring, and cleaning. It adds an acidic or sour taste to meat, candy, soft drinks, and ice cream, it keeps fruits and vegetables fresh, and food flavorful. It's ideal for use for in craft making, candy making, pH adjustment, water softening, and more! It helps in sprouting, canning, drying or freezing, bread making, conserving, and jarring. It can also be used as an organic cleaning agent and a natural preservative, since it completely preserves the Vitamin C content of a food product.