Plantéria™ CF
Citrus extract
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The "clean eating" trend has inspired a back to basics approach in product development; food producer feels the pressure to find clean-labeling ingredients to protect food shelf and stability. Citrus fruits are a perfect fit for the trend toward clean and healthy eating with antimicrobial activities and enticing flavors that have long been consumer favorites.


Plantéria™ CF is natural water-soluble extract derived from citrus fruits that contains a group of GRAS ingredients of glycerine, bioflavonoids, polyphenols and ascorbic acid, and is mainly used as a multi-hurdle antimicrobial in a variety of foods.



  Plantéria™ CF

Key benefits (Organisms  controlled)

Food categories

Typical cases




50-150 mg/kg

Bacillus cereus, yeasts



Orange juices

150-250 mg/kg

LAB, Yeasts



Dressings & sauces

100-200 mg/kg

LAB, Clostridium, Bacillus

RTE meals

RTE soup

50-150 mg/kg

Bacillus spp.

RTE rice

150-300 mg/kg

Total plate count


Dairy-based desserts

Dairy desserts

100-300 mg/kg

Bacillus spp., Clostridium spp.


Clotted cream

150-250 mg/kg

Bacillus ceres, L. monocytogenes


Unripened cheese

120-250 mg/kg

L. monocytogenes

Cheddar cheeses

150-250 mg/kg

Clostridium spp.

Fruits & vegetables

Fresh vegetables

Fresh salad

100-200 mg/kg

L. monocytogenes

Meat, poultry & seafood

Raw meat

Raw ham

75-200 mg/kg

L. monocytogene, E.coli, Salmonella


Raw lamb meat


Total viable countas

Cooked meat

RTE turkey bologna

100-250 mg/kg

L. monocytogenes

Key Benefits
  • Growth inhibition of yeasts, molds, Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria
  • Improved oxidative stability
  • Multi-component system provides robust efficacy
  • Clean, friendly labeling

Plantéria™ CF is described as Citrus fruit extract by US FDA and is approved as GRAS. GRN 000475, for use as an antimicrobial and preservative in all non-standardized food categories, max. 1.5g/kg of foods. Plantéria™ CF composite are GRAS ingredients of Glycerin (CAS No. 56 81 5), lactic acid (CAS No. 79-33-4), and Citric acid (CAS No. 77-92-9).


Plantéria™ CF conforms to EU Regulation 1334/2008  and is based on approved food additive in accordance with Regulation (EC) including Glycerin (EC No. 200-289-5), lactic acid (E270) and Citric acid (EC No. 201-069-1).