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SHIELD® V Plus Dry

Alternative Solution to Potassium Sorbate in Bakery Products

SHIELD V Plus Dry relies on natural ingredients, wrapped in a powerful package for the bakery industry. SHIELD V Plus Dry is a food solution containing buffered vinegar which has a strong antimicrobial activity and botanical extract as a natural source of sorbic acid, well-known also for its anti-mould properties.

SHIELD V Plus Dry buffered vinegar and botanical extract blend that significantly inhibits mould growth in cakes and delays formation of mould in tortilla and flat bread, naturally lengthen the shelf life of bakery products.

With SHIELD V Plus Dry manufacturers can benefit from a consumer-friendly option that does not compromise on sensory attributes and is heat stable.

SHIELD V Plus Dry, containing naturally occurring active molecules acetic acid and sorbic acid, extends shelf life in a variety of bakery products applications by slowing the development of moulds, but can also be used as a natural potassium sorbate alternative in emulsions, sauces and dressings and other highly aqueous foods.


  • Label-Friendly Ingredients
  • Naturally occurring acetic acid and sorbic acid
  • Unique double fermentation process of vinegar
  • Highly efficacious in cakes application
  • Synergy between buffered vinegar and botanical extract


  • Consumer-friendly
  • Shelf-life extension of variety of bakery products
  • High level of acetic acids providing antimicrobial protection in most food applications
  • Natural alternative to conventional synthetic ingredient Potassium Sorbate
  • Extension of application to emulsions, sauces and dressings and other aqueous foods

SHIELD® V Plus Dry: Mode of Action

Market Insights

Over the past few years, the trend of celebrating various types of special occasions, successes, or any festivals, such as birthdays, weddings, marriage anniversaries, Valentine's Day, Christmas, pet’s birthday, work anniversary, Mother’s Day, and children’s day, has been growing significantly across the globe. Consumers have been increasing spending on purchasing occasion-specific cakes, which is expanding the market scope. The global cake market size was valued at USD 42.94 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3% from 2020 to 2027.

Source: Cake Market Size & Share | Industry Report, 2020-2027

Cake Market trend 2016-2027

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