Evonik's potassium derivatives are produced in it's Lülsdorf plant south of Cologne. We're backintegrated with the production of KOH. Potassium hydroxide is used as a raw material of the production of potassium derivatives like potassium carbonate Lye, potassium carbonate in various grades and potassium bicarbonate (potassium hydrogen carbonate).
Potassium derivatives are used in a broad field of applications. Potassium carbonate is used in the food industry as an enhancer for taste.