|Biological Source||Punica granatum|
|Bulk density||0.65 – 0.80g/ml|
|Total acidity||Not more than 3%|
|Botanical Name||Punica granatum|
Tierra Overseas is manufacturer and supplier of high quality pomegranate powder in India.
It is one of the most popular fruits, which is cultivated for food, juice, flavour and colour. The name pomegranate is derived from the French words “pomme garnete”, which means seeded apple. The pomegranate is a rounded shrub that typically grows 12 to 14 feet high and is native from India to Iran. The rich, red fruit is surrounded by a hard leathery skin that protects a delicate sweetly flavoured pomegranate seeds inside. Every pomegranate fruit is composed of exactly 840 seeds.
The inner membranes and rind is not consumed due to the high acid content, but are often used by the cosmetic companies as an active ingredient in the skin care products.
Pomegranate powder is made from both seeds and pomace of the pomegranate. It is widely used for its nutritive value in various health supplement products. Pomegranate powder is light pink in color. It has a characteristic flavor. Bulk density of the powder is 0.65 – 0.80g/ml. Passes through mesh size of #30. pH is 2.5 – 3.5. Total acidity is not more than 3%. Moisture 5% and total ash 4%.