Sorbic International Plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is involved in the production and sale of food preservative sorbates. The Company’s products include sorbic acid and potassium sorbate. Sorbic acid is used in all kinds of foods for its anti-decomposition and anti-fungus function and also in grains, medicines, cosmetics, toothpaste, tobacco, animal feed, latex, paper-manufacturing and pesticides. Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit moulds and yeasts in many foods, such as cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meat, baked goods and dried fruit products. Herbal dietary supplement products contain Potassium Sorbate, which acts to prevent mould and microbes. It is also used in many personal care products, which include cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The Company operates a 33,000 square meters production plant facility in Linyi City, Shandong Province. It has a production capacity of 7,500 tons per annum.