|Name ||SWEET ORANGE PEELS (POWDER)|
|Latin name ||Citrus aurantium L. subsp. dulcis (Rutaceae) mesocarpium|
|Part of the plant used ||Peels: Aurantii dulcis epicarpium & mesocarpium|
|Main components ||essential oil mainly composed of limonene|
|Properties ||Strong orange flavour|
|Usage ||Belgian ales, Belgian wheat beer |
|Macroscopic and microscopic characteristics||European Pharmacopoeia |
|Macroscopic characteristics ||Eur.Ph. – Identification A |
|Microscopic characteristics ||Eur.Ph. – Identification B |
|Thin layer chromatography ||Eur.Ph. – Identification C (naringin, caffeic acid) |
|Aerobic mesophilic ||Less than 50.000.000 /g |
|Yeast / mould ||Less than 500.000 /g |
|Foreign elements ||Max 1 %|
|Water content ||Max 14 %|
|Total ash ||Max 6 % |
|Soluble extract||Min 30 % |
|Quality assurance ||– A quality policy has been defined and written.|
– A quality manual / documentation system has been defined into the company in order to insure the quality of our products. It is based on the IFS (International Food Standard) repository.
– With a repository used in the food sector, our quality manual includes in particular a HACCP evaluation of our products.
– Analyses are realised on the commercialised products. We have an internal laboratory to realize these analyses.
|Traceability ||– Traceability is insured from the reception of the product to the delivery to our customer.|
– A withdrawal process of our products has also been defined in case of problem.