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In coffee there are over thirty organic acids with perhaps the most common consisting of citric, malic, acetic, quinic, etc. But there is another branch of acids, namely norganic acids , that deserved special recognition, of these phosphoric acid plays a particularly important role.
If you've ever read the back of a Coke it reads something like this: "Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, caffeine...." The carbonated water, high fructose and caramel we can expect - we are after all drinking carbonated sugar water. But what about phosphoric acid, what's the purpose of that?