Guardox™ AE

Acerola extract

Model NO.: 1004
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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 ™AE acerola cherry juice powder rich in naturally occurring vitamin C is use d as cherry antioxidation flavouring.

Description

Guardox™ AE is a natural acerola extract rich in ascorbic acid content. It is used as clean label alternative to ascorbic acid, ascorbate or erythorbate for preventing oxidative rancidity and color change in processed fruits, RTE meals and meat products.

Key benefits

Delay oxidation and rancidity

 Alternative to ascorbic acid, ascorbate or erythorbate.

 Deodorizing and enhanced aroma

Composition

Acerola cherry extract w/w

≥15%

Maltodextrinw/w

≤85%

Heavy metals

Total heavy metal (mg/kg)

< 10

Lead (mg/kg)                                           

< 2

Cadmium (mg/kg)                                      

1

Mercury (mg/kg)                                       

< 1

Arsenic (mg/kg)                                      

3

Microbiological specification

Total Plate Count (CFU/g)

<1,000

Mold and yeast (CFU/g)

<100

E. coli (/g)

Absent

Salmonella (/25g)

Absent

Physical/Chemical specifications

Appearance               

Free Flowing Powder

Odour                             

   Slightly fruity

Colour                   

Beige to Light Salmon

Natural Vitamin C                   

17 (±1) %

Residue on 20 mesh                       

< 5%

Packaging

Guardox™ AE is available in 500gr/bottle or 20kg/barrel.

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

Cured meat. (0.05–0.30% in final products)

FDA, GRAS

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