Used primarily in sanitizing solutions to lower pH, therefore making the SO2 solution more effective. Use 1 tblsp per gallon along with 1 tblsp Metabisulfite per gallon. Also used in some fruit wine recipes.
Citric Acid is used to make a variety of cheese including 30 Minute Mozzarella, Ricotta and Paneer. Adding citric acid to milk raises the acidity level which is an important step in cheese making.