Water used in our beverages is purified through a multiple process of purification so that the quality of water conforms to the packaged drinking water quality as specified by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Sugar or sucrose is a nutritive sweetener, which is used to sweeten our beverages and it provides calories. In India sugar is mostly made from sugar cane. One gram of Sugar or sucrose provides 4 Calories (Kcal).
Mango Puree is made from the processing of Mango fruits.
Banana Puree is made from the processing of Banana fruits.
Milk solids are the total soluble milk component present in milk powder, liquid milk.
Pectin is the stabilizer which is added in this beverage to provide the desired texture, consistency and mouthfeel. Stabilizers are widely used in other packaged food categories like Jams, Jellies, Ice creams.
Acidity Regulators (330,331(iii))
Citric acid & Sodium Citrate are the most widely used Acidity regulators in food industry and has been used for several years in food and beverage. Citric acid is commonly found in citrus fruits such as lemon, orange. They are used in beverages to provide tartness for desirable taste.
Ascorbic Acid also known as Vitamin C is commonly used as an antioxidant in beverages. It is used in the beverage to slow down the degradation of flavors and help to retain the desirable taste of the beverage.
Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and Minerals are added for the fortification of the beverage
Permitted Natural Colour (160(iii))
Beta carotene is a colouring matter used in food and beverage. Beta carotene belongs to the class of carotenes which is classified as natural colouring as per Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. It gives a yellow to orange colour to the food or beverage.
Natural Flavouring substances
Natural flavouring substances means flavour preparations obtained exclusively by physical process from vegetables and fruits. These are added to impart characteristic taste and aroma to the beverage.
Nature-identical flavoring substances
Nature-identical flavoring substances means substances chemically isolated from aromatic raw materials or obtained synthetically; they are chemically identical to substances present in natural products intended for human consumption, either processed or not. They are added to provide the characteristic taste to the beverages.