C, essential for growth, healthy teeth, gums, bones, skin and blood
vessels and aiding the absorption of iron, is found naturally in many
fresh fruits and vegetables.
prepared synthetically, is the sodium salt of ascorbic acid (E300) and,
like E300, it is used as an antioxidant, a colour
preservative and as a vitamin supplement.
can be found in pork pies, quick-frozen fish and lobster, sausages,
scotch eggs, smoked frankfurters, tinned meats and both tinned and cereal
based baby foods.
Sodium ascorbate - sodium salt of vitamin C .