Banana: (Rainforest Alliance Certifed™)
Concentrates, Purees & NFC's
Technical product information
banana puree is a pure and natural product, basically no additives and / or
The mash is extracted by mechanical extraction from bananas and belongs to the family group Musa x paradisiacal L. (plantains excluded). The minimum required brix value for freshly pressed puree is 20 Âº and is in accordance with the A.I.J.N. Code of Practice.
The mash can also be concentrated by evaporation of the water from the natural puree, so that the number of brix value increases per unit. For concentrate is the generally accepted market standard, a brix value from 28 Âº to 30 Âº.
For banana puree, there is mainly an additional preservative been made. The reason is that banana puree discolours quickly. To avoid this, or to slow it down, manufacturers often add ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) or citric acid / lemon juice. However, the buyer can still choose to receive a natural banana puree without additives.
The Rainforest Alliance Certified banana puree is produced and certified by the Rainforest Alliance Organisation. This product is allowed to bear the name of Rainforest Alliance Certified Bananas Puree, identified by the logo of the Rainforest Alliance.
The Rainforest Alliance Organization is working on the preservation of biodiversity and improving the living standards by promoting and monitoring the implementation of the world's most respected sustainability standards. RA-Cert, the Rainforest Alliance's certification division, is providing an adequate test of standards and certification of agriculture, which are designed to achieve ecological, social and economic benefits.
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