Finger Lime Fruit Powder

Citrus australiasica

Finger Lime Fruit Powder

Citrus australiasica

AUSTRALIAN FREEZE DRIED POWDERS

Milled freeze dried whole limes of the Citrus australasica species, a delicate rainforest native to southern Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Historically Finger Limes were eaten raw by Indigenous people for it's taste and medical value. It has become one of Australia's popular gourmet bush foods with a large established export market.

The caviar pearls of lime juice offers a unique physical appeal and sensory experience to the palette. This unique long cylindrical finger lime fruit is full of tiny delicate juice vessels know as lime caviar, which burst an effervescent tangy flavour.

Finger Limes offer captivating imagery in a variety of colours; red, green, pink and brown.

Delivering a potent range of phyto-active compounds including Vitamin C, this fruit is achieving notoriety as a 'superfood', cosmetic, flavour and natural colour ingredient.

  • ACTIVES
  • PRODUCT DETAIL
  • DISCLAIMER
  • REFERENCES

ACTIVES

COLLECTION

  • Wild Harvested by hand;
  • Grown without the use of pesticides and following positive environmental practices to meet eco-sustainable/ organic guidelines;
  • Fruit is frozen fresh on location at time of harvest;
  • Packed and refrigeration transported to a climate-controlled storage facility, awaiting milling;
  • Social responsibility and fair trade is practiced.

NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

  • Used in flavouring spices, jams, pickles, cordials and fresh with meats, salads and garnishes;
  • Most recently it has emerged as a potent ingredient for 'superfood 'products.

FREEZE-DRYING PROCESS : LYOPHILISATION

  • Freeze-drying or Lyophilisation is a method of drying food without destroying its physical structure, chemistry and natural composition; maintaining the integrity of its phyto-active compounds with little or no alteration;
  • Freeze-drying works by freezing the material and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the frozen water in the material to sublimate directly from the solid phase to the gas phase.

MILLING

  • Freeze dried fruit milled to a fine powder
  • Packed in a cool dehumidified climate controlled environment.

COSMETIC POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

  • Colour cosmetics and mineral makeup;
  • Scrubs and treatments.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

  • The fruits of the Citrus australasica contain a complex range of primary compounds and antioxidants that are responsible for the distinct, piquant zesty taste and straw colour.

PRODUCT DETAIL

Product Name

NEP Finger Lime Powder ANEP0369
Citrus australiasica

Potential Applications

Natural Ranges
Nutraceutical
Food Beverage
Flavours
Superfoods
Scrubs
Treatments
Colour Cosmetics
Mineral Makeup

Composition

FREEZE DRIED POWDER

Freeze-drying or Lyophilisation is a method of drying food without destroying its physical structure, chemistry and natural composition; maintaining the integrity of its phyto-active compounds with little or no alteration.

PHYSICAL : PARTICLE

Size under 1.0mm

Origin

Fruit : Powerful piquant refreshing aromoa : Zesty lime tangy acidic taste : Light orange red fine powder

Shelf Life

12 - 24 months unopened from date of manufacture in high moisture and high UV barrier to maintain shelf life

Usage

Used in Cosmetic and Nutraceutical products

Compliance

CAS: Not available
EC: Not allocated
INCI: Citrus australasica Fruit Powder

Additional Information

DISCLAIMER

Copyright © NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd 2017. All rights reserved. DISCLAIMER: The above information is provided for general educational information purposes only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. The information contained has been gathered from publicly available current and reliable source material and is intended to provide general information to readers. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd is not responsible for any reliance readers place on the material in this document and readers rely on the information in this document at their own risk and we recommend efficacy testing to be done on the finished product formulation to determine if it meets your specific target performance. However, this information is not intended to constitute an 'authoritative statement' under the National Industrial Chemical Notification and assessment Scheme Australia and New Zealand rules and regulations. The range of compounds delivered in NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd products is only a guide as there will be fluctuations in the range available per batch as this is a natural product and reflects the nature of natural differences from harvest to harvest, source to source, batch to batch etc. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd, no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s), (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s). Furthermore, nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd as to the fitness for any use. The liability of NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd shall not be responsible for any damage resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including intellectual property rights of third parties.

REFERENCES

The range of compounds is only a guide as there will be fluctuations in the range available per batch as this is a natural product and reflects the nature of natural differences from harvest to harvest, source to source.

Organic Acids : Citric, Ascorbic Acid, Amine : Tryptophan Derivative, Phenolic Acid : Ferulic Acid, Flavone Glycoside : Rutin, Flavone Glycoside : Limocitrin Glycoside, Flavonone Glycoside, flavonone, Benzopyranone : Byangelicin, benzopyranone : Dihydro-osthenone and Phytosterol : Methyl-ergosta-dien-ole are peaks independently identified and verified by Plant Sciences Analytical Services, Southern Cross University New South Wales, Australia.

SDS, Technical Specification/TDS and CofAs are available on request.