DATA SHEET BANANA FLOUR
Technical name: Musa paradisiaca L.
Food type: Non-perishable
Food group: Fruits and derivatives
Measurement unit: Kilograms (Kg)
General description: Banana is a fruit very rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins A, B, C and E. Its and ideal food for children and athletes, with high nutritional values.
Banana is one of a small handful of foods that contain resistant starch (RS2). RS2 is unlike normal starches that are not digested in the small intestine, however, are digested in the large intestine, with this provide numerous health benefits. Banana Flour is also naturally high in potassium, magnesium, dietary fiber and vitamin E.
FINAL PRODUCT TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- Made with selected raw material.
- Banana flour contains 100% banana; non-additives, non-sweeteners, non-flavors, non-dyes, non-bleaches and non-Gmo.
- Product free of undesirable odors, strange color and particles, or infested (presence of live insects, dead or in any of its biological states).
- Banana flour free of dust, impurities of animal origin, including dead insects or other foreign material).
- Banana flour contains no heavy metals in amounts which may represent a hazard to human health.
- Banana flour is prepared, processed and packaged under sanitary conditions consistent with good manufacturing practice.
PRODUCT SHELF LIFE:
Ten (10) months from manufacture date.
PRODUCT PACKAGE PRESENTATIONS:
Food grade plastic bags with 200 grs, 250 grs, 500 grs, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg, and 100 lbs. or according to client requirements, any special bag requirements may cause a change in price quotations.
Dry material 89 %
Brute protein 4,5 %
Fiber 3,5 %
Starch 6,25 %
Mineral 5,5 %
Phosphorus 0,12 %
Vitamin A 12.600 U.I. / kg
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND DIGESTIBILITY (%)
Raw protein 4,56 % 17,3 %
Ethereal extract 1,24% 90,4%
Raw Fiber 4,01% 31,1%
Ash 6,25% ---------
Starch equivalent 6,25% ---------
Primary packaging: Polyethylene bags, virgin plastic hermetically sealed or other suitable material for food packing.
Secondary packaging: Polypropylene hermetically sealed sacks or other suitable material for food packing.
The primary and secondary packaging complies with the provisions of the "Regulations on Health Surveillance and Control of Food and Beverage".