What are the common plant extracts in food and beverages?
In recent years, as consumers' requirements for health increased, people are more dependent on purely natural herbs. Therefore, the development of plant extracts has become more rapid.
Plant extracts can be used not only as dietary supplements but also in food and beverage applications. The most widely used plant extract in 2019 is rosemary extract. Rosemary is a spice that clears the mind, relieves headaches, and has the antioxidants found in traditional plant extracts, as well as preventing the oxidative deterioration of oils.
In addition to rosemary extract, onion extract is also a very important flavor raw material, not only has a unique taste and smell but also stimulates food and helps digestion. In terms of nutritional value, it also has antibacterial and antioxidant effects and has certain effects on blood pressure and blood sugar.
Mangosteen has always been our medicinal product, usually used to make tea, mainly for the functions of sore throat, heat-clearing, and fire-releasing. Today, the sweetener extracted from Mangosteen is 300 times sweeter than sucrose, and also It has health functions and can be used in nutrition and healthcare, infant food, condiments, middle-aged and elderly food, etc. in the future.