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Papaya Leaf Powder

Highlights Papaya leaf contains beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, niacin, papain, and tannins. In cosmetics, papaya leaf helps to nourish the skin.
SKU FIE0085

Applications & Usage

Uses papaya leaf powder can be used a superior meat tenderizer. Use this on tough cuts of beef and pork to yield tender meat at the end of the cooking process.

Certifications

Kosher Yes
Upcycled Yes

Microbiological Properties

E.Coli <negative
Molds <1000cfu/g
Salmonella <negative
Yeast <1000cfu/g

Nutritional Information

Calcium 54mg
Calories 295
Fiber 4.5g
Iron .69mg
Potassium 484mg
Sodium 22mg
Sugar 68g
Total Carbohydrates 0.8g
Total Fat 0.8g

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 500 lbs

Properties

Color dark green to brown
Country Of Origin Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Ingredients 100% papaya leaves
Odor Characteristic, mild earthy
Production Method The papaya leaves 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 ≤11% 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 1.3g
Taste green bitter flavor
Total Plate Count <10000 cfu/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.
Pack Sizes Papaya Leaf Powder 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 24 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.