The articles what I showed you before were all about citric acid food grade. Have you already been interested in citric acid and want to know more information about it? Go with me, I will tell you something history about it.
Citric acid was discovered during the 8th century by an alchemist named Jabir Ibn Hayyan (Geber). In 1784, it was isolated for the first time by a Swedish Chemist named Carl Wilhelm Scheele, who extracted it from an experiment involving lemon juice. In 1860, industrial-scale production began of the natural chemical began. In 1917, James Curries discovered that strains of the mold Aspergillus niger was an efficient source of citric acid production. Today, it is manufactured commercially in large-scale from lime, lemon juice, pineapple canning residues, and also by fermentation of cane sugar or molasses in the presence of the fungus called Aspergillus niger.