Plantéria™ CF

Citrus extract

Model NO.: 0801
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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.

Description

Plantéria CF is a water-soluble extract of citrus fruits based on GRAS ingredients of glycerine, bioflavonoids, polyphenols and ascorbic acid, and is mainly used as a multi-hurdle preservation ingredient in a variety of foods.

Key benefits

 Control over challenging total plate count (TPC)

 Improve oxidative stability

 Multi-component system provides robust efficacy

 Natural, sustainable solution

 Clean label

Composition

Glycerin (w/w)

5764%

Total Protein (w/w)

5-6%

Water (%)

7-9%

Ascorbic Acid (%)

1.754%

Citric Acid (%)

< 2%

Lactic Acid (%)

< 2%

Heavy metals

Mercury (ppm)           

<0.5

Lead (mg/kg)

<0.5

Mercury (mg/kg)

<0.5

Arsenic (mg/kg)

<0.5

Microbiological specification

Total aerobic bacteria (cfu/g)

10

Yeast and moulds (cfu/g)

10

Physical/Chemical specifications

 Source

Citrus fruits

 Carrier

Vegetable glycerin

 Fruit part used

Favedo and albedo layers

 Active ingredient

Citrus bioflavonoids, Citrus polyphenols >4%

 Color

Honey color

 Appearance

Viscous crystalline liquid

 Taste

Light acid, light sweet

 Odor

Agreeable light citrus smell

 Boiling point

108C

 Volatility

Non-volatile

 Solubility in water / glycerol / Ethanol

100% soluble

Density at 25?C

1.11g/ml to 1.22g/ml

pH

2.0-3.5

Nutrition data

Calories (kcal) /100g

349.44

Protein /100g

5.06g

Carbohydrates /100g

80.3g

Ash

< 0.2%

Vitamins/100g

4765mg

Minerals/100g

18mg

Phosphorus /100g

11mg

Potassium /100g

90mg

Sodium /100g

9mg

Glucose /100g

0.9mg

Packaging

Plantéria CF is available in 1L/bottle or 10L/jerrycan.

Storage conditions

24 months, store unopened below 20°C in dry conditions, away from direct sunlight and odorous products.

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

 

Ingredients

Applications

  Diagnosis

Dosage

Plantéria™

Pastry

Cakes

Bacillus cereus, yeasts

50-150mg/kg

Juices

Apple juices

Mold, anti-browning

150-250mg/kg

Condiments

Dressings & sauces

LAB, Clostridium, Bacillus

100-200mg/kg

RTE meals

RTE soup

Bacillus spp.

50-150mg/kg  

RTE rice

Total plate count

150-300mg/kg

Dairy desserts

Dairy desserts

Bacillus spp., Clostridium spp.

100-300mg/kg

Cream

Clotted cream

Bacillus ceres, L. monocytogenes

150-250mg/kg

Cheese

Unripened cheese

L. monocytogenes

120-250mg/kg

Cheddar cheeses

Clostridium spp.

150-250mg/kg

Fresh vegetables

Fresh salad

L. monocytogenes

100-200mg/kg  

Raw meat

Raw ham

L. monocytogene, E. coli, Salmonella

75-200mg/kg  

Raw lamb meat

Total viable counta

100-200mg/kg

Cooked meat

RTE turkey bologna

L. monocytogenes

100-250mg/kg

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).

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