. Name of the organic acid present in tomato is

A: tartaric acid

B: malic acid

C: lactic acid

D: oxalic acid


Best Answer



The correct answer is option D i.e. oxalic acid. 

Tomato primarily contains oxalic acid besides citric and ascorbic acid in some amounts as well. 

Meanwhile, tartaric acid is abundant in tamarinds, malic acid in apples and lactic acid in curd, yogurt etc. 

Final Answer :

Hence, the correct answer is option D i.e Oxalic acid is the acid present and abundant in tomato. 




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