Yeast Inhibitor

CytoGuard® mold inhibitors provide a natural alternative to synthetic chemical preservatives. The products are non-GMO, non-allergenic, gluten-free and dairy free. They provide customers with a clean label solution to support their clean-label product positioning in the growing clean-label foods market. This is an important feature as we know that today’s society has come to understand the importance of clean-label ingredients in the foods they consume. Consumers are looking for healthy, more nutritional foods and are reading labels before making their purchases.

Each year we discard over 1.3 billion tons of food, of which mold spoilage plays a significant role.  In fact, bakery products contribute around 200 million pounds of product to mold spoilage waste.  This is a costly problem.  CytoGuard natural mold inhibitors have been shown to be highly effective in baked goods and bakery fillings, frostings and inclusions. Additionally, recent tests have demonstrated the ability of CytoGuard to inhibit yeast and mold growth in dairy products such as sour cream and cheese, as well as refrigerated dips and salsa.

CytoGuard natural mold inhibitors are sold in liquid and powder forms. They can be formulated directly into products or it can be diluted with water and applied as a spray.

Among the benefits of CytoGuard natural mold inhibitors are:

  • Water soluble liquid or powder
  • Effective at neutral pH
  • Minimal flavor impact
  • Clean label
  • Non-GMO
  • Certified Kosher
  • Gluten free and dairy free

CytoGuard mold inhibitors are offered exclusively from A&B Ingredients, a leading developer, marketer and distributor of high-quality natural food ingredients.







In direct response to industry demands for high-quality clean label foods with a longer shelf life, A&B Ingredients introduces CytoGuard® CDP to its broad range of natural shelf-life extenders and mold inhibitors. CytoGuard CDP is natural, clean label shelNatural Mold Inhibitors - CytoGuard®cdpf-life protection ingredient based on a fermented dextrose.

CytoGuard CDP is specifically designed as an extremely cost-effective mold inhibitor and shelf-life extender. Its primary focus is to prevent mold growth in low moisture systems, however it is also effective as part of a natural shelf life solution for higher moisture food products as well. Some examples of where CytoGuard CDP can be used include baked goods, cheeses, meats, sauces, puddings, dressings and dips.

At recommended usage levels, CytoGuard CDP has a negligible effect on color or the taste of the finished food.

Among the benefits are:

  • Clean label
  • Negligible effect on color or taste
  • Replacement for chemical preservatives
  • Non GMO
  • Gluten free
  • Kosher

CytoGuard from A&B Ingredients, a leading developer, marketer and distributor of high quality natural food ingredients. Among the products A&B provides are pea proteins, antioxidants, antimicrobials and natural and artificial flavors. Based on a tradition of research and development, A&B’s focus is to discover unique flavors and ingredients that enable its customers to create value-added products.