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Malpighia glabra


Product nameOrganic acerola powder, >17% Vitamin CRevised 3/2019
Product code12877 DE-ÖKO-039
Botanical originMalpighia glabra L. (=Malpighia punicifolia L.)
Shelf life2 years
Part usedBerries
DescriptionSpray dried acerola juice powder
Carrier / AditivesOrganic manioc maltodextrin < 20%
Active ingredientVitamin C (expressed as L-ascorbic acid)
ColourColour variations may occur from batch to batch because of seasonal variations of raw material. Colour change will not affect the quality.
Country of originFruits: Brazil / Manufacturing: EU
Test ItemSpecification
AppearanceHygroscopic fine powder, beige to yellowish-brown
Odour and tasteCharacteristic
SolubilitySoluble in water, to be tested following the degree of incorporation
pH2.0 – 6.5
Bulk density0.3 – 0.8
Loss on drying≤ 10.0 %
Total ash≤ 10.0 %
Sieve analysis≥ 90 % through 35 mesh
Vit. C expressed as
L-Ascorbic acid
≥ 17.0 % by HPLC – internal method≥ 25.0 % by HPLC – internal method
Lead≤ 3.0 ppm
Cadmium≤ 1.0 ppm
Mercury≤ 0.1 ppm
Arsenic≤1.0 ppm
Total plate count≤ 5 x 10⁴ cfu/g
Yeast & Moulds≤ 5 x 10² cfu/g
E.-coli< 10 /g
Salmonella spp.Negative /25g
All information is non-binding, subject to change