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Does Your Organic Tomato Paste Contain Citric Acid?

Unless you call the manufacturer* and verify otherwise, 99% of citric acid on a label is from a process using black mold, Aspergillus niger, grown on a substrate like GMO corn or sugar.

*I contacted Muir Glen, waiting for their response.

Here’s my post with all the details about Citric Acid.

Thrive Market has Bionaturae Tomato Paste (without Citric Acid) in a jar.

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For a more economical way to use tomato paste, when a recipe calls for 1 Tbs, freeze the rest of the jar in silicone ice cube tray.

Another option, get organic tomato paste in a tube (use half what recipe calls for).

There are a few tube options on Amazon. Here’s one: