Organic Fruit & Veggie Powders

Organic Fruit & Veggie Powders

Acai

Açaí is a deep-purple berry grown on acai palm trees, primarily in the Amazon River basin. Consumed in either dried powder or pulp form by the natives of Brazil, açaí berries are becoming widely accepted as one of our most powerful superfruits. Açaí berries have:

  • A unique nutritional profile for a fruit, high in Omega 6 and Omega 9 fatty acids, yet low in sugar.
  • Extremely high levels of antioxidants, with some studies ranking it higher than antioxidant-rich fruits like blueberries and cranberries.
  • A supply of plant compounds like anthocyanin, which give açaí its deep-purple colour and increased antioxidants.
  • Contains plant sterols, which help prevent cholesterol from being absorbed into the bloodstream.

The word is out and açaí is becoming well-known as one of the most potent and popular fruits in the supplement market. The market for this superfruit has been growing steadily for years, with some predictions showing açaí hitting $2 billion in market size by 2026.

Fresh açaí berries have a short shelf life, making powdered açaí an ideal option for consumers looking to add this fruit to their diets.

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Acerola Cherry

Acerola is a shrub or small tree that bears a delicious cherry-like fruit. Used for thousands of years by various indigenous cultures, acerola is now making its mark as a popular fruit product in the nutraceutical market.

The global acerola extract market is expected to grow at a rate of 8.5% (from 2016–2026), with the total market value predicted to hit $17.5 billion by 2026.

Here are some of acerola cherry’s impressive health benefits:

  • In a study of various fruits and their vitamin C levels, acerola outperformed all major competitors, with higher amounts of vitamin C than even oranges and strawberries. The berry was also found to be a very significant source of vitamin A.
  • Diabetes management: Recent research has shown that the antioxidants found in acerola cherries can help slow the release of sugar into the bloodstream.
  • Anti-aging properties: The high level of antioxidants found in acerola cherries can help cleanse the body of toxins that cause cellular breakdown.
  • As a rich source of potassium, acerola cherry can also boost heart health. Potassium is a vasodilator, helping relieve strain on the cardiovascular system by dilating the blood vessels and increasing blood flow.

Powdered acerola is an ideal option for consumers looking to add this fruit to their daily diets

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Apple

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about apple powder? Using a pressing process to remove the juice, we create a natural powder that has retained its pectin and flavour; without preservatives, dyes, or added sugar, a final product that has maintained much of its original fresh fruit benefits.

Apples are a great source of fiber and antioxidans, yet besides the health benefits of this well-known fruit, apple powder offers a range of practical consumer uses:

  • Added to protein drinks or smoothies, giving users the benefit of a nutritious and delicious flavour option.
  • As a cooking ingredient. Apples contain pectin, a natural fiber that can naturally thicken sauces and other recipes.  
  • Used in jams or for baking, giving consistency and natural flavour.
  • In the restaurant and food-service industry as a replacement for fat in sausages or hamburgers.
  • As an ideal ingredient for vegetarian or vegan consumers, who can use apple powder for a whole range of functions, confident that they are not consuming any animal byproducts.

Powdered apple is an ideal option for consumers looking to add this fruit to their daily diets.

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Blueberry

Blueberries have established themselves as one of the most popular fruits in the market, a veritable superfruit with a firm spot at the front of most grocery aisles. But this highly seasonal berry can sometime be hard to find, or can be prohibitively expensive, depending on the time of year. Which makes blueberry powder a handy alternative for the health-conscious shopper.

Made from fresh blueberries, blueberry powder is a wonderful source of the berry’s nutrients in a convenient and non-perishable format. Here are some of the superfruits many health benefits:

  • Polyphenols (a kind of antioxidant) are responsible for blueberry’s blue hue, and are concentrated enough to make it one of the richest sources of antioxidants in the world, consistently one of the highest of all popular fruits and vegetables.
  • Studies have found that blueberries can help protect the brain from oxidative stress and that the antioxidants in blueberries accumulate in the parts of the brain that promote cognitive capacity.
  • Thanks to their flavonoid content, studies have shown that blueberries can improve the conditions of your gut, boosting immunity against bad bacteria while supporting the cultivation of good bacteria.

Additionally, blueberry powder offers a range of practical consumer uses:

  • Added to protein drinks or smoothies, giving users the benefit of a nutritious and delicious flavour option.
  • As a cooking ingredient. Used in jams or for baking, giving consistency and natural flavour.
  • As an ingredient and natural additive for the restaurant and food-service industry.
  • As an ingredient for vegetarian or vegan consumers, who can use blueberry powder for a whole range of functions, confident that they are not consuming any animal byproducts.

Powdered blueberry is an ideal option for consumers looking to add this fruit to their daily diets.

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Kale

Kale, the (not so new) king of greens. Recent years have seen the popularity of kale increase substantially, with this member of the cabbage family now considered a staple of healthy eating.

A cruciferous vegetable like broccoli, kale is nutrient-dense and loaded with powerful compounds and health benefits:

  • Rich in vitamins A & K, calcium, carotenoids, and cruciferous compounds.
  • Kale, like other leafy greens, boasts rich antioxidants. These include beta-carotene and vitamin C, as well as various flavonoids and polyphenols.
  • High amounts of the flavonoids quercetin and kaempferol, which are shown to have good heart-protective, blood pressure-lowering, and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • More vitamin C per serving than spinach and even oranges.

Additionally, kale powder offers a range of practical consumer uses:

  • Added to protein drinks or smoothies, giving users the benefit of a nutritious and delicious flavour option.
  • As a cooking ingredient and natural additive for the restaurant and food-service industry.
  • As an ingredient for vegetarian or vegan consumers, who can use kale powder for a whole range of functions, confident that they are not consuming any animal byproducts.

Powdered kale is an ideal option for consumers looking to add this super-veggie to their daily diets.

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Mushrooms (Cordyceps, Maitake, Reishi, Shiitake)

Mushroom powder makes it possible to enjoy the nutritional benefits of mushrooms in a convenient format. These flavorful fungi can be easily incorporated into daily diets, allowing everyday consumers to reap the health rewards.

  • Promote heart health. Mushroom powder can help cholesterol levels, research shows that it can increase the amount of HDL or “good” cholesterol.
  • Studies show that certain mushrooms can decrease blood sugar levels. Additional evidence links mushroom powder consumption before a meal with lower blood sugar spikes after eating.
  • Reports show that mushrooms are high in antioxidants and can reduce oxidative stress.
  • Can boost the immune system and has strong anti-inflammatory properties.

The health benefits of mushrooms are continuing to gain notoriety, yet issues like consumer tastes and availability of fresh product are still barriers to everyday use. Powdered mushroom is a practical way to bring this powerful ingredient to consumer’s daily diets.

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Red Beet

Sweet, smooth, and alive with vibrant colour, powdered red beet is a great addition to a healthy diet. Overflowing with potent phytonutrients like natural nitrates, betaine, and phenols, red beet offers an impressive range of health benefits:

  • Lowers blood pressure: a naturally rich source of nitrates, which convert into nitric oxide, a compound that relaxes and widens blood vessels to make it easier for the heart to pump blood.
  • Increases blood flow to the brain: another potential advantage of nitrate-rich food is in treating degenerative diseases related to aging. This study shows the benefits of beetroot for increased blood flow to the brain.
  • Increased blood flow for athletes helping in cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strengthening.

Red beet powder also offers a range of other uses:

  • Nutritious and delicious addition to protein drinks or smoothies.
  • As a natural additive and ingredient for the restaurant and food-service industry.
  • An option for vegetarian or vegan consumers.

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Spinach

Dark, leafy greens are an important part of a healthy diet, and spinach is a popular superfood loaded with nutrients in a low-calorie package. These are just some of the benefits to be gained from spinach powder:

  • A great source of dietary magnesium, an important mineral for energy metabolism, healthy immune system, and many other functions.
  • High levels of iron.
  • Contains potent plant compounds such as lutein, kaempferol, nitrates, and quercetin.
  • Contains the antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid, which has been shown to help with diabetes and other chronic diseases.

Spinach powder can also be added to protein drinks or smoothies, used as a natural cooking ingredient, and is a convenient option for vegetarian or vegan consumers.

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