Citrus fruits, such as lemons and limes, have the most concentrated levels of citric acid. Grapefruits and a variety of oranges contain citric acid that's less concentrated and are therefore more appealing to the taste b... More » Food Food Facts

Citric acid is primarily found in citrus fruits, especially lemons and limes. The amount of acidity can be estimated by a fruit's taste, so fruits with high amounts of citric acid taste more sour. Citric acid is also fou... More »

Citric acid is sometimes referred to as sour salt when being sold as an ingredient for cooking. However, it is most often referred to by its technical name, citric acid. More »

Foods containing high amounts of citric acid include all citrus fruits, particularly lemons and limes. Other fruits, tomatoes, wine, sourdough bread, cheese, sour candies and soft drinks can also contain significant amou... More »

Citrus fruits include lemons, limes, clementines, oranges, grapefruits, kumquats, mandarin oranges, minneolas, pomelos, satsumas, uglis, tangelos and tangerines. These fruits all have a high acidic content within them. More »

Citrus fruits, such as lemons, oranges or grapefruits, possess a characteristic tartness due to their high levels of citric acid, with a pH between 1.8 and 3.3. Alternatively, melons such as the honeydew, fall closer to ... More »

Oranges, lemons, sauerkraut, buttermilk and limes are sour foods. Adding salt eliminates the bitterness of these foods, and sugar covers the sour taste. Sour foods contain acids that enhance tartness. More »