Antimicrobials

Antimicrobials are natural preservatives that inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria and undesirable microorganisms like mold and yeast in a biologically friendly way.

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ε-Polylysine

VitaPro® ε- Polylysine (ε- Poly-L-lysine) is a food grade natural preservative (GRAS) for a variety of foods that extends shelf-life due to its high antimicrobial activity against the growth of gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative bacteria, yeasts & molds. It’s derived naturally and produced by the fermentation process of Streptomyces albulus under aerobic conditions.

Activity: ≥98%

Beverage Applications & Dosages:
Alcoholic beverages: 100mg/kg
Wine: 50mg/kg
Energy, fitness, sport & isotonic tonic ready to drink beverages: 250mg/kg
Sugar cane base beverages:250mg/kg
Soft drinks: 250mg/kg
Coffee and coffee based beverages: 250mg/kg
Tea & tea based beverages: 250mg/kg
Tomato based beverages: 250mg/kg
Nectars: 250mg/kg
Chocolate flavored drinks: 100mg/kg
Fruit flavored drinks and “ades:” 250mg/kg
Fruit smoothies: 250mg/kg

Clean Label

VitaPro® Clean Label Natural Preservative is a clean label cultured dextrose, non-gmo biopreservative produced through the fermentation of propionic acid bacteria that inhibits the growth of undesirable lactic acid bacterium, yeasts and mold, listeria and other microorganisms.  It will improve your products quality and provide an economic advantage by giving added shelf life to finished products.

Application: Juices & soft drinks

Suggested dosage: 0.3-1%