Blueberry Fruit Extract


    Extract obtained from blueberry fruit Botanical name: Vaccinum spp. (angustifolium, corymbosum, pallidum, or myrtillus)

    CompositionNatural extract, Maltodextrin
    Irradiation StatusNot irradiated (PPSL <700)


    ColourPink to purple
    IdentificationComplies by TLC / FTIR
    Particle size100% through 40 mesh
    Loss on dryingMax 6 %
    StorageRoom temperature, sheltered from light, moisture & oxygen
    PackagingPolyethylene bag, desiccant, 2nd polyethylene bag & cardboard box: 10 and 25kg net
    Shelf life24 months under the previously mentioned conditions and in its original packaging


    Total plate countMax 10000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 300 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 300 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative /g*
    SalmonellaNegative /25g*
    Escherichia ColiNegative /g*

    *Control plan, Analysis performed once a year

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Thu 10 February 2011 (432)

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