Fruit & vegetable processing aids

Fresh & processed fruit & vegetable Aids

Decontaminate and increase the shelf life of fresh and packaged produce naturally with Natural Biotechnology’s natural processing aids

Natural Biotechnologies engineers and produces safe and natural food processing aids providing the shelf life extension and anti-microbial protection you require. All the ingredients we use are label friendly and designed to safeguard the original taste, colour and texture of your food products.

Remove harsh acids, chlorine or phosphates from your process and replace it with an alternative that is better for your product and better for the consumer. Take a multi-pronged attack on microbes, pesticide residues and enzymatic browning with our range of decontamination aids.

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Fruits & fruit salads

The NATRApHASE® Processing Aids are designed to extend shelf life of fresh cut fruit snacks and fruit salads. All the ingredients we use are European Union, FSANZ and FDA food approved, label friendly. Most importantly all are designed to protecting the original taste, colour and texture of your food products whilst offering a natural alternative to traditional harsh decontamination chemicals.

Apples

Pears

Mangos

Plums

Berries

Bananas

Peaches

Kiwi fruit

Melons

Papaya

Cherries

Nectarines and more

Decontamination & long-term storage

NATRApHASE® FVS is a post-harvest vegetable decontaminant synergistically blended using FSANZ, EU and FDA approved, GRAS status, label friendly, processing aid ensuring long-term protection against Gram+ and Gram- bacteria, yeast and mould and Extended Shelf Life of packed and/or processed Fresh Vegetable snacks and Vegetable Salads without affecting the original taste, colour and texture of your food products. The product is extremely effective when applied to Fresh Post-harvest whole un-cut vegetables with high organic/biofilm loadings

Anti-browning & anti-microbial

NATRApHASE® ABAF is a label friendly fruit acidulants which are synergistically blended to delay Enzymic Browning and Extend Shelf Life in a wide variety of prepared fresh fruit snacks and fruit salads without affecting the organoleptic and sensory properties with no loss of nutritional value.

Sliced Fruit Snacks include (fruit salads may contain an assortment):

Apples

Melons

Pineapple

Kiwi fruit

Strawberries

Blackberries

Grapes

Nectarines

Plums

Bananas

Pears

Vegetable snacks & salads

The NATRApHASE® Processing Aids are designed to extend the shelf-life of fresh cut vegetables and vegetable salads. All the ingredients we use are European Union, FSANZ and FDA approved GRAS status, label friendly. Each are designed to offer a natural alternative to harsh chemicals and chlorines traditionally used to decontaminate food produce.

Carrots (batons or grated)

Beetroot slices or cubes

Celery

Onions

Turnip

Parsnip

Celeriac

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Pumpkin

Asparagus

Broccoli

Decontamination & long-term storage

NATRApHASE® FVS is a post-harvest vegetable decontaminant synergistically blended using FSANZ, EU and FDA approved, GRAS status, label friendly, processing aid ensuring long-term protection against Gram+ and Gram- bacteria, yeast and mould and Extended Shelf Life of packed and/or processed Fresh Vegetable snacks and Vegetable Salads without affecting the original taste, colour and texture of your food products. The product is extremely effective when applied to Fresh Post-harvest whole un-cut vegetables with high organic/biofilm loadings

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Anti-browning & anti-microbial

NATRApHASE® ABAV is an Anti-Browning and “Anti- After-cooking Darkening” Processing Aid for Fresh Vegetable Snacks and Vegetable Salads and designed to protect against Gram+ and Gram- bacteria, yeast and mould contamination. Examples of such enzymic browning include:

Turnip

Parsnip

Celeriac

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Beetroot

Asparagus

NATRApHASE® ABAV also prevents “white blush and dehydration” in carrots, enabling a longer shelf life without affecting the organoleptic and sensory properties with no loss of nutritional value.

Lettuce & mixed leaf salads

NATRApHASE® ABS 600 is a white fine granular powder anti-browning, anti-pinking processing aid. A blend of label friendly fruit acidulants, which have been synergistically blended to delay enzymatic browning and pinking, facilitating a longer shelf life without affecting the organoleptic and sensory properties with no loss of nutritional value and designed to protect against Gram+ and Gram- bacteria, yeast and mould contamination.

NATRApHASE® ABS 600 can facilitate a longer shelf life without affecting the organoleptic and sensory properties with no loss of nutritional value. Varieties of Lettuce include:

Icerberg

Rocket

Cos / Romaine

Chinese cabbage

Red oak

Radiccho

Little gem

Spinach

Red chard

Bulls blood

Batavia & mache (lambs lettuce)

Benefits:

Significantly improves the shelf life of freshly processed leafy salads.

Safe and simple to handle.

No fumes liberated, no bad odour facilitating a safer and healthier work environment.

Does not contain synthetic biocides or antibiotics.

Non-corrosive

Non-mutagenic

Genuine Anti-microbial

Very soluble in water at low temperatures - 4°C

Contains no chlorine or phosphates

Processed potatoes

In addition NATRApHASE® ABAV is a solution to 'after cooking darkening' as a processing aid for Blanched – Whole Potatoes, Cut Potatoes, Potato Cubes, French Fries and Potato Wedges in addition to its antimicrobial and decontaminant power.

NATRApHASE® ABAV minimises the accumulation of Acrylamide build-up which occurs during roasting, par-frying and baking applications at temperatures up to 200°C. It will actively extend the shelf life of fresh or processed potatoes whilst protecting the original taste, colour and texture of your food products and destroying Gram+ and Gram- bacteria, yeast and mould contamination. Applications include:

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Fresh Cut Whole Potatoes

Fresh Un-cooked Potato Wedges

Fresh Uncooked French Fries

Fresh Un-cooked Cubed Potatoes

Pre-cooked and Blanched Potato Preparations

Roast Potatoes

Potato Wedges, Crisps, French Fries and Chips

Need more information?

Please get in touch with a member of our technical staff for more details. We'd love to hear from you.