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The fruit juice manufacturing industry is set to be transformed
The fruit juice manufacturing industry is set to be transformed

New tech for old fruits

FMCG SUPPLIER NEWS

Gadget.co.za - Jun 28th 2011, 11:54

Green Cell Technologies' enhanced extraction process has transformed the fruit juice manufacturing industry.
 

With the enhancement of the Green Cell Technologies' (GCT) unique and patented extraction process, Dynamic Cellular Disruption (DCD), which was launched in 2010, the fruit juice manufacturing industry is set to be transformed, for the better of all.

The DCD method answers the growing need and demand for more effective and healthier functional foods from both industry and consumer audiences. Processing of the ‘whole’ fruit (skin, pips and all) is done without the use of harmful heat or chemicals, and stabilises the active molecules of the fruit in the process. This then allows GCT/the manufacturer, to deliver higher yields and at a fraction of the cost of traditional processing means.

In so doing and without compromising taste profiles or denaturing the ingredients in any way, GCT amplifies the nutritional value of the juices having, for example, shown up to a 350% increase in polyphenols and H-Oracs – the active molecules needed for stemming the tide of free radicals.

To illustrate, the DCD process is able to generate seven litres of highly nutritious and concentrated juice from just one kilogramme of oranges, whereas existing and more traditional methods may only produce approximately 700ml from the same kilogramme of fruit.. In trials using apples, pears and grapes, GCT has obtained four liters of juice from one kilogramme of fruit.

Juices produced through the DCD process balance the fructose content and negate the need for additional sugars. This makes them truly healthy and functional. Using this technology, manufacturers are able to dilute and formulate in ratios as required or reduce to powders as per their particular needs. This also counteracts the growing public and medical concern over high sugar contents in fruit juices and the attendant negative debate this has generated in recent years.

In addition to the higher outputs and advanced nutritional values, because there is zero waste (as the whole fruit is used), the carbon footprint of manufacturers is dramatically reduced. There is no requirement for waste to landfill or transportation to recycling plants and this further reduces overall production costs.

Combined, this makes Green Cell’s offering an attractive and very healthy proposition for all juice manufacturers and the end user. In short, by putting the nutrition back into the food and drink we consume, the DCD process provides the ideal investment for the future. 

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