Citrus extracts exist in various forms. This citrus extract derived from the flavedo and albedo layers of citrus fruits can be used as an antioxidant and nutrient in food products and supplements.

Chemical Structure & Properties

This particular citrus extract is a honey-colored crystalline complex. It is 100% water soluble.

This citrus extract is available as concentrate, ready to use solution and as a powder. The powder is typically used in supplements.

Production

Citrus extract is a liquid extracted from the flavedo and albedo layers of citrus fruits using a proprietary hydro-glycerin process.

 

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Functionality in Foods

This specific citrus extract can be used as an antioxidant and nutrient supplement.

Applications

Applications include foods, supplements, and cosmeceuticals.

Legal

In March 2011, the product has obtained a self affirmed GRAS for use as an antioxidant and nutritient supplement (for more information, click here). In the USA, it can be labeled as “organic citrus extract”


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