Hard to pronounce but easy to use! You care enough to create your own delicious meat products at home. Make sure your cured meats maintain their flavor and color with sodium erythorbate. “Combined with sodium nitrate it will speed pinking”. This ingredient is used by delis and meat markets all over to ensure the quality of their meat products. This additive is a derivative of vitamin C and aids in the color and flavor retention of cured meats. Sodium erythorbate is great for gluten free processing.