Botanical Name: Citrus sinesis
Plant Part Used: Peel
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding
Oranges are undoubtedly one of the most famous fruits worldwide. While the peels of this tasty fruit are usually discarded, many believe they contain essential nutrients. Like oranges, its peels are nutrient-rich with vitamin C, A, B6, fibre, polyphenols, calcium, folate, etc. As per studies, diets rich in fibre and vitamin C are beneficial for heart and digestive health. People can bite the orange skin directly or cut them into very thin strips and add it to smoothies or salad. It can also be used in orange marmalade, yogurt, muffins, oatmeal, marinades, etc.
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We do not accept Irradiated Orange Peel Powder in order to maintain the quality of the product.
Heavy metals when consumed more than their limit may be very harmful to health. Considering the safety of consumers, We test total heavy metals, lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium in our products. These heavy metals by several studies are found to be toxic for human consumption beyond certain limits and are known carcinogens. We also ensure that our product complies with California prop 65 regulations for lead content below 0.5 ppm levels. Hence, it's safe for human consumption.
We do not accept material having pesticide content more than its LOD. Our Products are tested in globally recognized third-party labs like Eurofins, SGS &TUV. The products are tested for the presence of pesticides as per the USDA 561 list of prohibited pesticides and European Union Minimum Residual limits (MRLs) on pesticides. When pesticides are found below the level of detection (LOD), we accept products in addition to relevant certifications.
Any Powder we produce is a highly processed product, and microbial limits are controlled by the steam sterilization process.
We provide Orange Peel Powder with moisture content below 5%. The moisture content of the product facilitates the growth of microorganisms in the product, which in turn increases the risk of biological hazards. Moisture content below 5% in our product ensures better control of microbial growth and, in turn, increased shelf life.
|Mesh size||100% Passes through #40-60 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 15.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 5,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 500 cfu/g||USP<61>|