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Green Banana Flour

SKU FIE0052

Applications & Usage

Uses Green bananas are not sweet/sticky, and can be milled into fine, free-flowing, neutral tasting potassium-packed powders that can be used to reduce or replace wheat or rice flour, maltodextrin, corn or potato starch xanthan gum, sugar, and other ingredients in a wide range of applications.Banana flour is often used raw, for example as an ingredient in smoothies or nutrition bars, because cooking may reduce the resistant starch content.

Certifications

GFSI (FSSC 22000) Yes
Kosher Yes
Upcycled Yes

Microbiological Properties

Bacillus Cereus <10³ufc/g
Coliforms <10 cfu/g
E.Coli Absent
Salmonella Absent
Yeasts And Molds <10³cfu/g

Nutritional Information

Calcium 117.8 mg
Calories 360
Carbohydrates 82 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fiber 8.18 mg
Iron 3.75 mg
Phosphorus 130 mg
Potassium 350 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Total Fat 2 g
Vitamin A 1.27 mg
Vitamin B1 0.18 mg
Vitamin B2 0.24 mg
Vitamin C 0.27 mg

Properties

Color Creamy powder., Sometimes brown white as a powder
Country Of Origin Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Ingredients 100% Green Banana
Odor Slight banana flavour
Production Method The green bananas are washed, peeled, dried thoroughly and milled using stainless steel food grade milling machines into a fine flour of particulate matter such that US Standard Mesh 10-120 (catered to order). Dried to moisture levels of ≤9% and packaged in appropriate food grade bulk packaging per request. The processing methods conform to all provisions of the Food, Drugs and Substances Act, Chapter 254, the Public Health Act, Chapter 242. The flour has been processed with the HACCP guidelines and under stringent sanitary standards.
Proteins 3.8 g
Taste Mildly sweet
Total Plate Count < 10⁵cfu/g

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens This product is milled in a process free from the 8 major food allergens: milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Storage & Packaging

Identification Each individual package must bear the following particulars in letters grouped on the same side, legibly and indelibly marked and visible from the outside: Date packed, batch number, weight in kgs, name of the supplier.
Packaging Green Banana Flour is packed in clean food grade packaging material (customer determined size) to protect the product from contamination. The packaging materials and process shall not contaminate the product or otherwise affect its technological, nutritional or sensory quality. Labeling and any markings must be done in non-toxic ink or glue. Packages must be free of all visible and invisible foreign matter. 
Shelf Life 12 months stored in a dry place away from direct sunlight in the original packaging. This product shall be free from live infestation, and evidence of infestation by rodents or birds. It shall not contain pathogens at levels injurious to human health, and will comply with the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990, and all pertinent regulations made thereunder.