Phosphate Ingredients

Phosphate Ingredients

Our phosphate ingredients are the culmination of over a century of advancement in phosphate technology. Our ingredients are wide-ranging, and we set the industry standard with solutions and products designed to enhance quality of life.  We are your source for specialty phosphate applications worldwide.


Specialty Phosphates in Foods

We focus on advances in phosphate technologies to improve texture, fortify with minerals, maintain color, and improve flavor in various food and beverage applications. For over 100 years, our innovative specialty phosphates have been used in baked goods, beverages, cereals, meats, seafood, poultry, and dairy products.  Our food grade phosphates function as buffers, bases, flavors, nutrients, precipitants, and as anticaking agents. To ensure the quality, consistency. and safety of all our food phosphates and phosphoric acid, Innophos’ products are produced in accordance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and meet the standards set forth by the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC). Each production site is Kosher and Halal approved.


Our innovative food phosphates provide a wide range of product benefits including:

  • Leavening of bakery and snack products
  • Providing even melt texture to processed cheese
  • Adding minerals and enhancing flavors of foods and beverages
  • Helping to bind and texturize delicatessen meats
  • Maintaining the natural white color of cooked potatoes

Specialty Phosphates for Technical Uses

The applications for phosphate technologies are nearly limitless.  As manufacturers develop new products, Innophos sets industry standards with innovative phosphate products and solutions designed to enhance quality of life. We manufacture phosphoric acids and phosphate salts that solve many institutional, chemical processing, and treatment challenges. Customers in industries ranging from water treatment to electronics and metal finishing count on us to accurately identify the challenges posed by their business environments and develop appropriate solutions.  


Our Technical Grade phosphates are used in a wide range of applications including:

  • Providing water-soluble sources of phosphorous and other nutrients essential for healthy plant life
  • Helping with fire safety in flame retardant applications
  • Enhancing the performance of asphalt for more durable, longer lasting pavement
  • Ensuring water quality and hygiene in various water treatment applications
  • Providing corrosion resistance in metal finishing

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