Citrus Fibre

citrus fiber

Consumers are increasingly seeking healthier options across all food and beverage sectors. In the baked goods industry, there is a notable emphasis on clean label ingredients and shorter ingredient lists, all while maintaining the indulgent qualities that consumers crave.

Extracta's Citrus Fibre is derived from upcycled Australian citrus peels, a byproduct of the juice industry. This innovative ingredient enhances dietary fibre intake and can be listed simply as "citrus fibre" on product labels.

BAKING BENEFITS:

Extracta Citrus Fibres offer versatile benefits, including;

  • support for gluten-free formulations
  • fat reduction
  • egg replacement in baked goods

All while preserving the sensory characteristics of a structured crust - the baked goods retain their intended texture and form, even when using alternative ingredients or formulations such as gluten-free or reduced-fat recipes.

It is known for its special fibre structure and large surface area, making it a competent substitute for various thickeners and emulsifiers.
An excellent choice providing improved mouthfeel, stability, healthiness, and cost-efficiency. Citrus powder is easier and less expensive to transport than fresh oranges or orange juice. 

    Citrus Fibre Benefits and Features

    • Label-Friendly: Nature-derived, simple and familiar ingredient based on citrus peel.
    • Nutritional Boost: Fibre enrichment thanks to its intrinsic balanced mix of 40% soluble fibre (pectin) & 60% insoluble fibre (cellulose & hemicellulose), thus enabling Nutri-score improvement.
    • No Chemical Modification: Simply fully dried peel (nothing added, nothing taken away) produced with only water and energy. All the natural components of the citrus peel are kept intact.

    citrus fiber This consumer-friendly ingredient has been widely used in a variety of products, including jams, jellies, yogurt fruit prep, acidified protein drinks, plant-based meat alternatives, dairy applications, and gelatin-free gummies. 

    The fibre from citrus peel can also be modified to improve its functional and structural properties, making it suitable for a wide range of personal care applications.

    Available in various grind sizes and bulk sizes, contact us to discuss your specific needs.

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