Rubisco Foods‐WLPC‐75 is a protein concentrate from specifically for food applications cultivated water lentils (duckweed; Lemna minor). It has a protein content of 75%. It is isolated in a mild and environmentally‐friendly manner to enhance its functionalities allowing it to fit optimally in your allergen‐free, non‐GMO food formulations. Rubisco Foods‐WLPC‐75 has excellent water solubility and water binding (gelation) properties, combined with fresh grassy flavour notes and an attractive bright green colour. Its high content in essential amino acids (particularly branched chain) as well as its high content of antioxidants make the product also valuable from a nutritional point of view. WLPC‐75 fits perfectly in products targeted for consumer groups that value a vegan and sustainable lifestyle.
Rubisco Foods‐WLPC-75 can best be used as a taste enhancer in savoury products, such as soups and sauces, dressings, meat replacements, bakery products and hearty snacks and for use in proteinenriched products for sportsmen and the elderly. Its heat‐stable colour (up to 140 C) can provide your products with an attractive green colour.
Shelf life and storage
As a spray‐dried powder Rubisco Foods‐WLPC‐75 is stable for at least 2 years when stored in the original sealed packaging in a cool and dry place (temp. < 20 C; relative humidity < 65 %).
In food applications WLPC‐75 can be labelled as “water lentil protein”.
WLPC‐75 is a dark green, free flowing powder. It is readily suspendable in food formulations. In many recipes a dosage of less than 10 % is optimal to provide your products with the required characteristics.
|Fibers||< 0.5 %|
|Total lipids||8.6 %|
|Essential amino acids (p/100 g protein)|
|Sulfur amino acids (Cys + Met)||3.7|
|BCAA (Val + Leu + Ileu)||24.6|
|Moisture content powder||10%|
|pH of resuspendend powder||4.5|
|Solubility in water at pH 7.5||80%|
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