Guardox™ BL

Bamboo leaf extract

Model NO.: 1001
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Oxidation and development of rancidity is a major challenge for food manufacturers, reducing shelf-life and altering the quality and nutritional value of their products. Consumers’ interest in natural antioxidants has increased dramatically over the past years and the general trend requires the substitution of synthetic molecules (e.g. erythrobates, BHA, TBHQ, BHT, propyl gallate, and Sodium nitrite) with natural compounds.

 

Guardox™ BL is a natural bamboo leaf extract rich in Flavonoids, and is used as a multi-functional antioxidant flavoring for preventing lipid antioxidation, decreasing the use level and residue of nitrate or nitrite colorants, antibacterial, color retention, odor-removing and taste-modifying in various foods.

Description

Guardox BL is a natural bamboo leaf extract rich in flavonoids and is used as a multi-functional antioxidant flavoring for preventing lipid antioxidation, decreasing the use level and residue of nitrite or nitrite colorants, antibacterial, color retention, odour-removing and taste modifying in various foods.

Key benefits

■ Delay oxidative rancidity

■ Anti-acrylamide

■ Shelf-life extension

■ Natural, clean label – Anti-aging

■ Long-lasting product flavor, aroma and color

■ Decreases the use level and residue of nitrate or nitrite

■ Meets consumers’ demand for natural products

Composition

 Flavonoid content (w/w)

 ≥20.0%

 Phenolic acids content (w/w)

 ≥20.0%

 Lactones (w/w)

≥10.0%

 Carbohydrates (w/w)

≤30.0%

 Loss on drying (w/w)

≤8.0%

 Protein (w/w)

≤8.0%

 Ash content (w/w)

≤6.0%

Heavy metals

Lead (mg/kg)

≤ 10

Arsenic

≤ 3.0

Physical/Chemical specifications

Appearance

Yellow to brown powder

Packaging

GuardoxBL is available in 500gr/bottle or 5kg/bag, plastic bottle materials comply with Regulation (EU) No 10/2011.

Storage conditions

24 months, store unopened below 20°C in dry conditions, away from direct sunlight and odorous products. When opened, store at approx. 20°C in original container.

Allergens

Components

Y/N

Peanut or its derivatives

N

Tree Nuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts or their derivatives

N

Sesame or its derivatives

N

Eggs or its derivatives

N

Fish or its derivatives

N

Crustaceans and shellfish or their derivative

N

Soy or its derivatives

N

Wheat, triticale or their derivatives

N

Mustard or its derivatives

N

Milk or its derivatives (e.g. Lactose)

N

Sulphites

N

 

Addition of Guardox™ BL when mixing the food stuffing (calculated in % w/w or mg/L on the basis of food stuffing, previously dissolved in water or alcohol).

Applications

Functionalities

Dosage

Bakery

Potato-based foods

  Antioxidant

  Anti- acrylamide

  Inhibit MDA formation

0.01-0.1% (w/w)

Beverage

Wine

 Antioxidant

  Nutrition intensifier

  Lower the turbidity

  Inhibit diacetyl content

60-500 mg/L

Soft drinks

  A new nutritional healthcare drink

 Clearing heat, quenching thirst, soothing the sore throat, and inducing diuresis

 Sugar usage may be appropriately decreased

150-200 mg/L

Fruit and vegetable drinks

  Has a unique cool taste with vivid and stable color

 Resist oxidation of fruit juice, make anthocyanin stable, and protect VC

  Has good compatibility with fruit-juice system

  No change on the flavour, colour and texture

120 mg/L

Culinary

Mayonnaise

 

  Effectively prevents lipid oxidation

  Prolongs mayonnaise shelf life

 No significant effects on colour and sensory quality

0.03% (w/w)

 

 Dairy

Milk

  Anti-acrylamide

  Anti-oxidation

  No change on colloid system and sensory quality

75 mg/L

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Dry and semi-dry sausage

  Effectively delays lipid oxidation

 Efficiently reduces formation of Acrylamide

 Color-protecting

 Has good water-maintaining and moistening performance due to presence of multi-hydroxy phenolic compounds

 Significantly inhibit formation of N-nitrosamine and reduces the use level of colorants (nitrates or nitrites) and the residue of these colorants

0.03% (w/w)

Aquatic products




 

 Antioxidant

  Color-maintaining

  Effectively inhibits astacin (astaxanthin) color-fading oxidation and shrimp-head blackening oxidation

 Obviously decreased certain bacteriostatic

 No change on the flavour, color and texture

0.015% (w/w)

The recommended labelling of Guardox™ BL is bamboo leaf extract, and there are major differences in national legislation concerning the presence and levels of Guarex™ BL in various food products. Always be sure to check the current legal situation with the appropriate local authorities or contact Handary.

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