Sweet Roselle is a healthy snack made with Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) calyces. It is loaded with calcium, vitamin C, B vitamins and other essential minerals. The plant is considered to have antihypertensive properties.
Hibiscus sabdariffahas been used in folk medicine as a diuretic, mild laxative, and treatment for cardiac and nerve diseases and cancer. In Africa and Asia, roselle calyxes are harvested fresh to produce pro-health drink due to high contents of vitamins and anthocyanins. Roselle calyxes used in this product are organically certified.
|Ingredients:||Organic Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) fresh calyx, sugar solution Food Application: Taken directly as a snack, as topping for fruit or vegetable salad, filling for tarts & pies, or as side dish|
|Food Application:||Taken directly as a snack, as topping for fruit or vegetable salad, filling for tarts & pies, or as side dish|
|Packaging:||50 g sachet, also available in 1 kg institutional packaging|
|Shelf life and storage||:12 months in original package when stored below 28 degrees Celsius; keep away from direct sunlight; must be refrigerated upon opening|
Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa), also popularly known as hibiscus, rosella, karkadeh, and Jamaica sorrel, is a tropical herb traditionally used as a healthy cold or hot beverage in parts of tropical Asia, Africa, and America.
The taste of roselle is reminiscent of cranberry, hence its other popular name Florida cranberry. Spray Dried Whole Roselle Calyx Extract is a water soluble extract derived from the whole calyx of the plant. In spray dried form, it is a more stable product compared to a liquid concentrate providing a shelf life of at least 2 years for functional foods.
|Processing method:||Hot water extraction of calyx, vacuum concentration, spray drying, and packaging|
|Food applications:||Instant beverages, ice cream, jams, candies, cakes and pastries, sauces|