PRODUCT LIST - SPECIALTY ITEMS
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• BIO-VITAL organic vital wheat gluten
• AGENAFIBER: organic potato fiber
Insoluble dietary fiber whose applications include water binding capabilities, bulking and texturization
• Organic sesame protein concentrate
48-58% plant based powdered protein concentrate
• Organic flaxseed protein concentrate
Organic flaxseed protein concentrate is a light brown, plant-based powder which is 30-40% protein.
• Organic psyllium protein concentrate
40-50% plant based powdered protein concentrate
• Organic sunflower protein
Sunflower seed protein is made from the dehulled and defatted seeds of Helianus annuus. It is a beige-colored powder produced by mechanical pressing and CO2 extraction.
The nutritional values are excellent; high in protein, high in fiber, and low in fat. Sunflower seeds have five essential amino acids: tryptophan, methionine, cysteine, lysine, theonine).
Functionally, sunflower seed protein has good water binding capacity (1:4) and very good fat binding capacity. The flavor is agreeable by any measure and does not have strong coloration.
Two types of sunflower seed protein are available, 45 and 55 which correspond to their protein content value.
• Organic turmeric color
Organic turmeric color contains curcumin, its principle pigment, and is obtained from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa (a member of the ginger family). It is produced by extraction of rhizomes to produce a bright, strong yellow color.
Curcumin is a natural coloring used in food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Turmeric can be combined with annatto to color cheese, yogurt, various dry mixes, salad dressings. Turmeric can also be used to impart a yellow color to mustard, chicken broth, and as a much cheaper replacement for saffron in many other foods.
Curcumin is heat stable and can be used in products throughout the acid pH range.
• Organic beet root color
Red beet color is extracted from roots of the common red beet, Beta Vulgaris. The reddish pigment found in the root of red beets is known as betalain which is responsible for the deep red-to-purple appearance it imparts. The powdered red color is 100% water soluble.
It has extensive utility as a natural food coloring agent with applications ranging from foods, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
• Organic annatto color
Annatto coloring is used for water and oil-soluble food coloring applications in cheese, margarine, butter, food, pharmaceutical, dairy, confectionery, baked goods, seasonings, fish, and other culinary products. It has a reddish color and imparts a yellow to orange color to foods.
Organic Annatto color is extracted from the seeds of certified organic annatto (Bixa Orellana). The seeds mainly contain two kinds of carotenoid pigments - Bixin which is oil soluble and norbixin which is soluble in water. Unlike carotene, these are not vitamin A precursors but are tocotrienols regarded as potential nutraceuticals for their antioxidant properties.
• Organic coconut oil
• Organic castor oil
• Organic USP grade glycerin
Glycerin has numerous uses in foods, beverages, nutriceuticals, and body care products. Glycerin is a humectant, a sweetener, a thickener, a solvent, and a stabilizer. It provides a non-stick, glossy coating to raisins, dried blueberries, and dried cranberries.
In body care products, it serves as a humectant, provides mouth-feel and thickness, and functions as a lubricant. It is also a key component in the manufacture of soaps and is valued as an emollient.
• Baking powder (70% organic)
No magic is required to make an organic cake rise. Agrano's BIOREAL baking powder is made with organic grape juice extract (a source of tartaric acid), organic corn starch, and sodium bicarbonate.
• Organic canola oil
• Organic extra virgin olive oil
• Organic soy oil (crude or refined)
• Organic high oleic sunflower oil
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