Plantéria™ CF

Citrus fruit extracts

Model NO.: 0701
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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 natural organic compounds derived from citrus fruits that contains a group of active ingredients of Bioflavonoids, Polyphenols, Citric acid and Ascorbic acid, and is mainly used as a multi-hurdle antioxidant and antimicrobial in a variety of foods.

 

KEY BENEFITS

• Inhibit Total plate count (TPC);

• Improve oxidative stability;

• Shelf life extension;

• Natural, clean-label ingredients.

 

APPLICATION AREAS

Beverage, Confectionery, Culinary, Dairy, Fruits & Vegetables

 

DIRECTION FOR USE

The Recommended dosage is 0.25-1 g/kg The applied method and extract dosage of Plantéria™ CF depends on the application for which it is intended. Please contact us for specific information.

 

COMPOSITION

Citrus extract (w/w)

 15%

-Polyphenols (w/w)

2.7-5%

-Ascorbic acid (w/w)

4%

-Citric acid (w/w)

2%

-Bioflavonoids (w/w)

  0.5-1.2%

-L-Lactic acid (w/w)

1%

Glycerine (w/w)

5%

Fructooligosaccarides (w/w)

<2.5%

Water (w/w)

<75%

*The exact percentage variations may occur from batch to batch.

 

HEAVY METALS

Arsenic (mg/kg)

0.5

Lead (mg/kg)

0.5

Mercury (mg/kg)

0.5

Cadmium (mg/kg)

0.5

 

MICROBIOLOGICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Total plate count (/g)

10

Yeast and moulds (/g)

10

E. Coli (cfu/25g)

Absent

Salmonella (cfu/25g)

Absent

 

PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Appearance*

Honey colored viscous crystalline liquid

Taste

Bitter, light acid

Odor

Light citrus smell

pH at 20°C

2-3.5

*Appearance variations may occur from batch to batch.

 

NUTRITIONAL DATA

Approximate values for nutrition labelling per 100 g.

 

Contribution to energy level is insignificant at recommended usage levels.

Energy

28.6 kcal/100g

Protein

4.12 g/100g

Carbohydrate

4.70 g/100g

- Fibers

2.9 g/100g

- Sugars

0.12 g/100g

Total fat (g)

<1

-Saturated fat

0

Trans fat

0

Cholesterol

0

Vitamin A

0

Vitamin C

72.8 mg/100g

 

PACKAGING

Plantéria™ CF is available in 1 kg/bottle. Packaging is available in other quantities.

 

Plastic bottle and pouch materials comply with Regulation (EU) No 10/2011.

 

STORAGE CONDITIONS

Conditions:

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.

 

Shelf life:

Shelf life is 24 months when stored according to recommendations.

 

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Belgium

 

ALLERGEN STATUS

Components

Yes/No

 Peanut or its derivatives

No

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

No

 Sesame or its derivatives

No

 Eggs or its derivatives

No

 Fish or its derivatives

No

 Crustaceans and shellfish or their derivative

No

 Soy or its derivatives

No

 Wheat, triticale or their derivatives

No

 Mustard or its derivatives

No

 Milk or its derivatives (e.g. Lactose)

No

 Sulphites

No

 

CERTIFIED STATUS

The product is certified by KOSHER, HALAL and ISO22000:2005.

 

REGULATION STATUS

Plantéria™ CF is described as Citrus extract by US FDA and is approved as GRAS, for use as an antimicrobial and preservative in all in the majority of foods. All individual components of the ingredient have FDA GRAS status, compliant with proposed rule 21 CFR 170.36. Plantéria™ CF composite are GRAS ingredients of Citrus extract (CAS No. 8008-57-9 / 8008-31-9 / 8008-57-9), Glycerin (CAS No.56 81 5), Fructooligosaccarides (CAS No. 308066-66-2), L-lactic acid (CAS No. 79-33-4), and Citric acid (CAS No. 77-92-9).

Applications

Max. dosage (w/w)

Beverage

Fruit and vegetable juice (concentrate)

0.3 g/kg

Water-based drinks (e.g. Apple juice drink, lemonade, lemonade, orange drink, fruit punch, flavored fruit drinks, energy drinks, coconut, oatmeal, rice, sugar cane beverages and ready-to-drink tea)

0.3 g/kg

Confectionery

Sweet syrups and toppings

0.25 g/kg

Culinary

Emulsified sauces

1 g/kg

RTE soups and broths

1 g/kg

Dairy

Cheese

1 g/kg

Dairy-based pudding

1 g/kg

Fruit or flavoured yogurt

1 g/kg

Fruits & Vegetables

Salads

1 g/kg

Fruit fillings for pastries

1 g/kg

*The applied method and extract dosage of Plantéria™ CF depends on the application for which it is intended. Please contact us for specific information.

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Plantéria™ CF is described as Citrus extract by US FDA and is approved as GRAS, for use as an antimicrobial and preservative in all in the majority of foods. All individual components of the ingredient have FDA GRAS status, compliant with proposed rule 21 CFR 170.36. Plantéria™ CF composite are GRAS ingredients of Citrus extract (CAS No. 8008-57-9 / 8008-31-9 / 8008-57-9), Glycerin (CAS No.56 81 5), Fructooligosaccarides (CAS No. 308066-66-2), L-lactic acid (CAS No. 79-33-4), and Citric acid (CAS No. 77-92-9).

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