Shelfex™ VJ

Vinegar and Jasmine blends

Model NO.: 1201
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With the current natural and clean label trend, consumers are more aware of ingredients, especially when buying meat and poultry. That means consumers are checking food product labels and ingredient lists carefully before they buy.

Shelfex™ VJ is natural blend of vinegar and tea extract that provides an overall freshness for fresh sausage and ground meats. Shelfex™ VJ not only controls spoilage organisms, but also provides the additional benefits of maintaining raw meat color and fresh flavor.

Description

Shelfex™ VJ is the formulation of vinegar and tea extract that provides a total freshness package for fresh sausage and ground meats. It not only controls spoilage organisms, but also provides the additional benefits of maintaining raw meat color and fresh flavor.

Key benefits

- Control aerobic plate count

- Flavor stability, oxidation control

- Extended freshness

- Clean label as natural flavor

Application areas

Raw fresh meat such as Fresh sausage, Fresh ground meat

Direction for use

The recommended dosage is range of 0.5 – 2% of final product (w/w). Exact dosage depends on the nature of the product for which it is intended.

Composition

Vinegar (w/w)

 80%

Tea extract (w/w)

20%

Nutritional data

Approximate values for nutrition labelling per 100g.

Contribution to energy level is insignificant at recommended usage levels.

Energy (kcal)

251

Protein (g)      

0.5

Carbohydrate (g)

71

Complex Carbohydrate

0

Sugar of which

0.5

Other Carbohydrate

70.5

Fat (g)

0.1

Saturated fat  (g)

0

Unsaturated fat (g)

0

Sodium (mg)

27,000

Potassium (mg)

100

Heavy metals

Arsenic (mg/kg)

<1

Lead (mg/kg)

<1

Microbiological specification

 

 

Mesophilic bacteria counts

 100

Salmonella (/g)

Absent

Coliform (/g)

Absent

Physical/Chemical specifications

Appearance

Off white or slightly tan/brown powder

Packaging

Shelfex™ VJ is available in 500g/bottle

Storage conditions

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

GMO-status

According to regulations (EC) no. 1829/2003. Microorganisms used to produce this product are not genetically modified.

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

Products

Applications

Shelf life issues

Dosage

Shelfex™ VJ

Fresh raw meats

Fresh sausage, Fresh ground meats

Prevention against Total Plate Count (TPC) and oxidation

0.5-1mg/kg

Shelfex™ VJ is recommended to label as vinegar and tea extract, which are approved as GRAS by FDA, USA.

The regulations governing the use of Shelfex™ VJ vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available on request.

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