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Why buy large bottle of Vinegar in Singapore

Post by dodgydurian » Mon, 30 Jul 2012 3:44 pm

I use Vinegar around the house for cleaning and as a fabric softener. I need a clear vinegar in a big bottle--have only been able to find Rice Vinegar in a 750 ml bottle. I'm looking for something at least 4 L large. The white vinegar I've seen comes in very small bottles.

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Post by poodlek » Mon, 30 Jul 2012 4:39 pm

The biggest I've seen is 1L in Cold Storage. They call it "artificial vinegar" here. It costs a little more than $1/L.

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Post by Smilla1978 » Mon, 30 Jul 2012 4:43 pm

I've wondered about that. What is "artificial" vinegar?

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 30 Jul 2012 5:24 pm

Smilla1978 wrote:I've wondered about that. What is "artificial" vinegar?
Acetic acid from non-organic production.

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Post by dodgydurian » Tue, 31 Jul 2012 1:27 pm

Yes, I saw the "artificial vinegar" here as well--wasn't sure if that would be the same--you are saying that is essentially the same as white vinegar for use in cleaning etc.?

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 31 Jul 2012 1:32 pm

dodgydurian wrote:Yes, I saw the "artificial vinegar" here as well--wasn't sure if that would be the same--you are saying that is essentially the same as white vinegar for use in cleaning etc.?
It should be. Acetic acid is the active ingredient whenever it's used as a cleaning agent. White vinegar is just that--fermented organic matter without any additives for flavor.

(FYI: fermentation-->alcohol; leave it to ferment too long-->acid)
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Post by JR8 » Tue, 31 Jul 2012 3:41 pm

dodgydurian wrote:Yes, I saw the "artificial vinegar" here as well--wasn't sure if that would be the same--you are saying that is essentially the same as white vinegar for use in cleaning etc.?
Yes. Maybe it is popular in Asia as it is 'halal', whereas I expect vinegar contains traces of alcohol?

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