Agriculture Products

VPP (Vegetable Protein Process)

A water-suspendable mixture of corn prolamine and guar gum, VPP forms an elastic film around food particles, extending shelf-life and providing a nutritive coating.

 

VPP has many proven uses such as: a moisture retention barrier for dried fruits and vegetables, in fresh fish processing to inhibit degradation after the catch as well as preservation of appearance and flavor during processing and freezing.

Typical Applications:

  • Retains moisture for both fresh and dried fruits and vegetables.

  • Protects seed from rotting before germination.       

  • Inhibits degradation and preserves appearance and flavor in fresh fish during processing and freezing.

  • Reduces oil absorption of potatoes and chicken during frying.

Veggie Crisp & Clean

Veggie Crisp & Clean boosts the natural ability of vegetables to stay fresh and crisp 2-3 times longer.  Veggie Crisp & Clean protects against 99.9% of bacteria growth.  The product is easy to use in the field or factory. Veggie Crisp & Clean is effective on a wide variety of vegetables, increasing shelf-life and freshness, which in turn increases profitability and decreases product loss.​

Ingredients:  Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin E

Baby Bibb Lettuce

Celery

Cucumbers (cut)

Green Onions

Kale

Radishes

Spinach

Tomatoes (cut)

Bell Peppers (cut)

Cilantro

Endive

Green Leaf Lettuce

Mustard Greens

Red Leaf Lettuce

Spring Salad Mix

Carrots (cut)

Collard Greens

Escarole

Iceberg Lettuce

Parsley

Romaine Lettuce

Swiss Chard

Potato Fresh

Potato Fresh is an advanced shelf-life extender based on natural FloZein protein, an edible coating and film that forms a clear, tasteless protective coating on cut potatoes.  With Potato Fresh, less oil is absorbed in the deep frying process, giving consumers a healthier food option.  All components of Potato Fresh are classified as GRAS by the FDA.

Ingredients: Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid-Anhydrous, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate (SAPP), Potassium Sorbate, Zein

Apple Fresh

Apple Fresh extends the appearance and freshness of fruits and vegetables and prevents dehydration.  It inhibits enzymatic browning of apple slices and protects the color and freshness of sliced apples and other fresh fruits and vegetables for up to 21 days.  

Ingredients: Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), calcium carbonate, citric acid, calcium ascorbate, maltodextrin, potassium bicarbonate, sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, malic acid, guar gum, Zein

Apples

Broccoli

Celery

Limes

Peaches

Plums

Avocados

Cantaloupe (cut)

Eggplant

Mangos

Pears

Radishes

Bananas

Cauliflower
Honeydew (cut) Nectarines

Pineapples

Clean & Core

Clean & Core provides immediate protection of the cut surface of iceberg lettuce and other greens at the time of harvest.  The lettuce arrives at the processing plant much fresher and moister with far less pinking, browning, bruising and decaying than with conventional treatments.  This allows greater flexibility in sourcing and meeting order flow and reduces re-trimming costs at the processing plant. All components of Clean & Core are classified as GRAS by the FDA.

Ingredients:  Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Zein

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