The Brazilian Acerola Extract Powder that we provide meets all the
nutraceutical benefits of Acerola along with the advantages of
a product of the highest quality and purity.
Malpighia emarginata is a wild plant grown in tropical and subtropical climate of family Malpighiaceae.
Malpighia emarginata, commonly known as acerola, is original from South of Mexico, Central America and Septentrional area of South America.
Acerola fruit is extremely rich in vitamin C, but also it contains proteins, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, carotenoids and bioflavonoids, which provide important nutritive value and antioxidant uses in food industry. In addition, acerola is a source of mineral salts (Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium and Sodium), vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and B6.
During last years, acerola has an increasing use in the food industry due to remarkable high content in vitamin C in addition to carotenoids and bioflavonoids which provide important nutritive value and potential use as antioxidant. Due to its beneficial properties and flavor, this super fruit is used for preparation of beverages, juices, desserts, ices, yogurt, jams, gelatins, among others.
It is known that acerola nutrient composition depends on the soil and environmental conditions. Brazil, the main world supplier of acerola, since it has an appropriate climate and ground for its cultivation.
The Green Labs LLC. is now manufacturing in Brazil the best Acerola 17% and 25% Natural Vitamin C Powders from acerola fruits entirely originating from Brazil and cultivated in the most climate and soil appropriate to ensure the best quality product for food industry.
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