The "clean eating" trend has inspired a back to basics approach in product development; food producer feels the pressure to find clean-labeling ingredients to protect food shelf and stability. Citrus fruits are a perfect fit for the trend toward clean and healthy eating with antimicrobial activities and enticing flavors that have long been consumer favorites.
Plantéria™ CF is natural water-soluble extract derived from citrus fruits that contains a group of GRAS ingredients of glycerine, bioflavonoids, polyphenols and ascorbic acid, and is mainly used as a multi-hurdle antimicrobial in a variety of foods.
Plantéria™ CF is described as Citrus fruit extract by US FDA and is approved as GRAS. GRN 000475, for use as an antimicrobial and preservative in all non-standardized food categories, max. 1.5g/kg of foods. Plantéria™ CF composite are GRAS ingredients of Glycerin (CAS No. 56 81 5), lactic acid (CAS No. 79-33-4), and Citric acid (CAS No. 77-92-9).
Plantéria™ CF conforms to EU Regulation 1334/2008 and is based on approved food additive in accordance with Regulation (EC) including Glycerin (EC No. 200-289-5), lactic acid (E270) and Citric acid (EC No. 201-069-1).