Product Specification of Dehydrated Onion & Garlic

Specification Onion
kibbled / minced / granules
Onion / Garlic
powder / minced / granules
Moisture Content 6% max 6% max 6% max
Hot Water Insoluble 20% max 20% max 20% max
Ash Content 4% max 4% max 4% max
Acid Insoluble Ash 0.5% max 0.5% max 0.5% max
Major Defects 1% max 1% max 1% max
Foreign Matter NIL NIL NIL
Microbiological analysis
T. p. c < 3,00,000 /G < 1,41,902 /G Onion < 3,00,000 /G
Garlic < 3,00,000 /G
Coliforms <100 /G
Moids & yeasts <1000 /G <10 /G Onion <1000 /G
Garlic 157 /G
Staph. aureus <100 /G
B. cereus <100 /G NIL <100 /G
Salmonella NIL / 25G NIL / 25G NIL / 25G
Processing Method Mature, fresh white onions/ garlic are washed, trimmed, cut and dehydrated by passing Hot Air Closed Continuous System
Organoletic Properties Colour:
Onion Kibbled/Powder : Slightly off white,
Garlic Flakes: Brownish white,
Garlic Powder: Slightly off brown white

Taste: Typical of fresh white onions/garlic
Aroma: Typical of fresh white onions/garlic


Vitamins Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Folates 19 mcg 5%
Niacin 0.116 mg 1%
Pantothenic Acid 0.123 mg 2.50%
Pyridoxine 0.120 mg 9%
Riboflavin 0.027 mg 2%
Thiamin 0.046 mg 4%
Vitamin A 2 IU 0%
Vitamin C 7.4 mg 12%
Vitamin E 0.02 mg 0%
Macro Nutrients
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 40 Kcal 2%
Carbohydrates 9.34 g 7%
Protein 1.10 g 2%
Total Fat 0.10 g 0.50%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g 4.50%
Electrolytes Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Sodium 4 mg 0%
Potassium 146 mg 3%
Phyto-nutrients Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Carotene-beta 1 mcg --
Cryptoxanthin-beta 0 mcg --
Lutein-zeaxanthin 4 mcg --

Onions Provide Disease-Fighting Quercetin

Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties that may help fight chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. In lab studies, quercetin was shown to prevent histamine release (histamines are the chemicals that cause allergic reactions.3 This makes quercetin-rich foods like onions "natural antihistamines." In addition, quercetin may..

Reduce the risk of atherosclerosis Help prevent death from heart disease Reduce blood pressure
Relieve symptoms of interstitial cystitis Reduce symptoms of prostatitis Inhibit the growth of cancer cells from breast, colon, prostate, ovarian, endometrial and lung tumors
Lower lung cancer risk, especially among smokers

Onions Provide Synergistic health benefits

The many phytochemicals and other nutrients in onions work together to provide synergistic health benefits that reach body-wide. For instance, research has show including onions in your diet may offer the following benefits.

Prevent inflammatory processes associated with asthma Reduce symptoms associated with diabetes Lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides
Reduce symptoms associated with osteoporosis and improve bone health Maintain gastrointestinal health by sustaining beneficial bacteria Diminish replication of HIV
Reduced risk of neurodegenerative disorders Lower your risk of cataract formation Antimicrobial properties that may help reduce the rate of food-borne illness
Improvement of intestinal flora, improved absorption of calcium and magnesium due to the fructans they contain Antibacterial and antifungal properties Lower risk of certain cancers
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