Organic PhytoBanana RS powder is an ACO certified ingredient that is organically cultivated and sourced from the Piura region in Peru. Green Banana is typically consumed due to its natural source of resistance starch which is known to assist with various gastrointestinal ailments. The Organic Phyto Banana RS Powder has a neutral flavour therefore lending itself to various beverage and food applications. Phyto Green Banana RS can be substituted for regular baking flours and works well mixed in with liquids as a standalone fibre product.

SPECIFICATIONS
Physical & Chemical
Colour Cream white to light beige fine powder
Particle Size 99% through 60 Mesh
Moisture (%) ≤ 8.0%
Resistant Starch 40-50%
Total Heavy Metals < 10ppm
Pesticides < 1ppm
Microbiological
Total Viable Aerobic Count ≤ 500,000 cfu/g
Yeast & Mould ≤ 1000 cfu/g
Escherichia. coli < 10cfu/g
Staphylococcus aureus < 10cfu/g
Salmonella spp Absent/25g
OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Taste Neutral with subtle, typical banana taste
Certification Certified Organic (NOP, EU, ACO)
Allergens Free from input of GMO, dairy, soy, gluten, additives & carriers
Safety Food Grade, suitable for human consumption
Shelf Life  Best before 24 months stored in original sealed bag <25°c (protect from air & direct sunlight)
Packaging 4 x 5kg Poly bag in cardboard carton
TYPICAL DATA (all figures based on analysis)
Labelling
Organic Green Banana Resistant Starch Powder
Nutritional Labelling per 100g
Energy 1460kJ
Protein (on dry basis) 2.9g
Carbohydrates available – 79.3g
sugars – 1.7g
Dietary fibre 7.9g
Resistant Starch   48.1g
Fats total – 0.2g
saturated – 0.1g
monounsaturated – <0.1g
polyunsaturated – 0.1g
Sodium < 1mg
Potassium 1,350mg
Calcium 16mg
Magnesium 126mg
Phosphorus 132mg
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* the health claims available for this ingredient are dose related. If you are unsure, please seek regulatory advice to ensure compliance.

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