Digesten Kiwifruit Powder


Product: Digesten Kiwifruit Powder
Product code: XKP
Country of Origin: New Zealand

Product Description: Digesten® Kiwifruit Powder is free flowing light green powder prepared from the flesh of
New Zealand-grown kiwifruit.

Botanical description: Actinidia deliciosa 
Other name: kiwifruit
Plant part: flesh*
Solvent used: none
Equivalence: flesh*: powder 10:1
Plant preparation: wash, extract, freeze-dry
Excipient: silicon dioxide (2.5% w/w)
GMO: non-GMO

Physical, Analytical and Microbiological Detail

Test Specification Method
Appearance Light green powder  Visual
Taste Sweet yet astringent  Sensory evaluation
Odour Light aromatic Sensory evaluation
Mesh size > 95% through 40 mesh Pass
Loss on drying < 5% AOAC 18th Edn 926.12 
Water activity < 0.25 AquaLab @ 20°C
Solubility in water > 95% In-house method
Pesticides residue Complies with BP 2004 Appendix XI L and USP 561 Solvent extraction, SPE cleanup, GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS analysis
Lead (Pb) < 3.0 ppm Biological materials digestion ICP-MS
Mercury (Hg) < 0.1 ppm Biological materials digestion ICP-MS
Arsenic (As) < 3.0 ppm Biological materials digestion ICP-MS
Cadmium (Cd) < 1.0 ppm Biological materials digestion ICP-MS
Aerobic plate count < 10,000 cfu/g  APHA 8.72 5th Ed
Yeasts and moulds < 2,000 cfu/g APHA 21.5 (modified) 5th Ed
Escherichia coli Negative/10g APHA 9.93 (modified) 5th Ed
Salmonella Negative/10g ISO 6579-1:2017
Staphylococcus aureus Negative/10g APHA 39.6 (modified) 5th Ed
Shelf life 24 months  
Storage In a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight
Packaging 2 x 10kg, total net 20kg, heat sealed, nitrogen flushed, foil laminate bags within individual cartons and then packed together in a heavy-duty cardboard outer.
Certification Kosher certification is available on request.
NOTE  Individuals who are allergic to kiwifruit may also be allergic to products containing Digesten® Kiwifruit Powder. 

* green flesh minus skin, seeds and calyx, otherwise the ratio from whole fruit to powder is 10:1
- Date of issue: 19th July 2023
- Replaces: 29th March 2023