Yacon – Jakon - Yakon

(Polymnia sonchifolia syn. smallanthus sonchifolius )

The best source of natural FOS of low DP

Health benefits :   
      Roots   Antioxidant – Prebiotic

       Leaves  Antioxidant -  Control of diabetes    

Active compounds   
       Roots   FOS – Inuline – Clorogenic acid

       Leaves  Chlorogenic acid - 3,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid

Other applications  ( Leaves) :  
        antifungical and pesticidal

         inhibitory activity in aflatoxins

 

Dehydrated Yacon roots in powder

Manufacturing          Dehydrating and grinding

Appearance             White yellowish powder

Particle size              Mesh 20 to 120

Moisture                    max. 9 %

Plate count                 max 1000 ufc/g

Yeast & moulds          max   200 ufc/g

Packing                      PE bags x 5 Kg

Applications                Functional foods and sweeteners

Minimum order            100 Kg

Dehydrated Yacon roots in slices

Manufacturing         Slicing and dehydrating

Appearance            Yellow crunchy slices

Moisture                   max. 9 %

Plate count                max 1000 ufc/g

Yeast & moulds         max   200 ufc/g

Packing                     PE bags x 5 Kg

Applications               Prebiotic snacks

Minimum order          100 Kg

Yacon syrup

Manufacturing        Extraction, concentration  Appearance           Brown syrup very sweet

Brix                         Average 70- 80°

Total FOS                40 – 50 %

Plate count              max 10 ufc/g

Yeast & moulds      max  20 ufc/g

Packing                   PE drums x 5 to 50 Kg

Applications            Sweeteners ,marmalades, beverages  

Minimum order          150 Kg

Yacon leaves , tea cut or powder

Manufacturing             Drying, cutting or grinding

Appearance                Dark green cuts or powder

Particle size                Tea cut or Mesh 20 to 120

Moisture                      max. 10 %

Plate count                  max 1000 ufc/g

Yeast & moulds           max   200 ufc/g

Packing                        PE bags x 5 Kg

Applications                Teas or supplements

Minimum order              100 Kg

Yacon leaves dry extract

Manufacturing            Extraction and spry drying

Appearance               Dark green fine powder

Extraction ratio           5 : 1

Moisture                     max. 9  %

Plate count                 max 500 ufc/g

Yeast & moulds          max  50 ufc/g

Packing                       PE bags x 1 Kg

Applications                Supplements

Minimum order             100 Kg



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