Lotus Bi-Carb Soda is used in cooking and baking as a leavening agent and to neutralise the acids in recipes. Use in cakes, breads, muffins and pizza bases. Versatile as a cleaning product around the home or for personal care and as a bath soak, Lotus Bi-Carb Soda is super versatile. Packed in Australia from imported ingredients. Packaged in a re-sealable oxygen barrier bag to preserve freshness. Lotus Bi-Carb Soda is non-gmo and suitable for vegetarians. Our bi-carb soda does not have any added aluminium. This was a claim made by some companies but baking soda has never had aluminium added to it.