Pharm-Rx Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder

Pharm-Rx Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder is a multifunctional ingredient that promotes various health benefits, including blood glucose management, cholesterol control, and fat reduction. This versatile powder serves as a prebiotic and texturizing agent, making it suitable for a wide range of applications such as bread, cakes, cereal bars, chocolate drinks, coffee, cookies, dressings, granola, and ice cream. With features like efficient mineral absorption, enhanced calcium absorption, hygroscopic properties, and a neutral taste, it contributes to the overall well-being and palatability of food products while promoting a healthy gut microflora.

INCI Name: Inulin

Ingredient Name: Agave Inulin

Functions: Fiber Source, Fiber Source, Fiber Source, Prebiotic, Texturizing Agent

Labeling Claims: Allergen-free, Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic, Pareve, Vegan

Fiber Content: 93.0 - 93.0 %

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    Identification & Functionality

    INCI Name
    Ingredient Name
    Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
    Food Ingredients Functions
    Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions

    Features & Benefits

    Health Functionality

    Dietary fiber (non-digestible carbohydrates) intake helps to improve constipation and inflammation in the large intestine; reducing also, the risk of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), type 2 diabetes, colon and liver cancer.
    As prebiotic fiber Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder selectively stimulates the growth of gut beneficial microbes (probiotics). Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder could confer some health benefits for consumers such improve the absorption of mineral (calcium and magnesium) in bones, regulate the blood levels of glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides to mention a few.

    Applications & Uses

    Product Applications

    Due to its high solubility, purity and neutral taste Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder can be employed in a wide variety of foods, beverages and skincare products improving their appearance, creaminess and texture, simultaneously adding functionality such as fat reduction and wetting. This ingredient versatility has enabled its easy and successful application in the food industry such as: dairy (ice cream, yogurt, milk, chocolate drinks, milkshakes); bakery and desserts (cakes, bread, cookies); cereals (bars, granola and cereal boxes); functional beverages (coffee, tea, fruit water) and condiments (sauces, dressings and vinaigrettes) and improving texture in meat-based products to create new "FUNCTIONAL
    FOODS". Increasingly Blue Agave Inulin Powder is generating interest in the personal care sector, for its functionality in delivering prebiotic characteristics to support the skin microbiome, amongst other uses.

    Explanatory Note

    Due to its hygroscopicity, the moisture content in Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder could increase over time. However, its technological and prebiotic functionalities are unaffected.

    Properties

    Physical Form
    Solubility
    Appearance
    Fine powder.
    Physico-Chemical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    pHmax. 5.5Potentiometry
    Ash Contentmin. 1%Gravimetry
    Moisture Contentmax. 5.0%Thermobalance
    Solubility (at 77°F)max. 600g/lGravimetry
    Bulk Densitymin. 0.5g/cm³Gravimetry
    Microbiological Values
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Total Bacterial Countmax. 1000CFU/gFDA-BAM-Chap. 3
    Moldmax. 10CFU/gFDA-BAM-Chap. 18
    Yeastmax. 10CFU/gFDA-BAM-Chap. 18
    Total ColiformAbsentFDA-BAM-Chap. 4
    Escherichia coliAbsentFDA-BAM-Chap. 4
    Salmonella spp.Absent/25gAOAC-989.13
    Nutritional Information
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Total Fat0.0g/100g
    Saturated Fat0.0g/100g
    Trans Fat0.0g/100g
    Cholesterol0.0mg/100g
    Sodium75.0mg/100g
    Total Carbohydrates959.0/100g
    Dietary Fiber93.0g/100g
    Total Sugars5.0g/100g
    Includes Added Sugar0.0g/100g
    Protein Content1.0g/100g
    Vitamin D0.0mcg/100g
    Calcium Content20.0mg/100g
    Iron0.0mg/100g
    Potassium230.0mg/100g
    Typical Carbohydrate Profile
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Inulin/Dietary Fiber (Average)92.0%HPAEC-PAD
    Fructosemax. 6%HPAEC-PAD
    Sucrosemax. 2%HPAEC-PAD
    Glucosemax. 2%HPAEC-PAD
    Polymerization (Degree)max. 10DPHPAEC-PAD
    Polymerization (Average)min. 12DPHPLC-SEC-IR

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Packaging & Availability

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    Storage & Handling

    Storage Conditions

    Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder shelf life is 24 (TWENTY-FOUR) months unopened and without refrigeration. This product must be kept fully closed. Once opened the container must be completely consumed. Organic Premium Blue Agave Inulin Powder must be stored at room temperature (77°F) in a cool dry place. Avoid contact with moisture since it is a highly hygroscopic product. Due to the shipping and handling the product could get compacted.