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Topinambour - characteristics

Topinambour

 
 

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called topinambour, is a species of sunflower. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 1.5–3 metres tall with opposite leaves on the lower part of the stem becoming alternate higher up. It contains high level of thiamin and useful amounts of niacin, iron, and carbohydrates.

Average nutrition facts per 100ml of product
Energy73 kcal - 304 kj
Protein2 gr
Total lipid (fat)0,01 gr
Ash2,54 gr
Carbohydrate17,44 gr
Calcium (Ca)14 mg
Iron (Fe)3,40 mg
Magnesium (Mg)17 mg
Phosphorus (P)78 mg
Potassium (K)429 mg
Sodium (Na)4 mg
 

Products

Juices (NFC)

Single strength Juices (Not From Concentrates) are obtained by selecting raw materials from own italian crops, using only vegetables with right nutritional values to magnify organoleptic features (flavour, colour and smell) as well as nutritional and chemical ones, like vitaminic values, sugar degrees (brix), pH and acidity levels. Juices are natural or pH-laced by using lemon juice; productions varieties are conventional (obtained from controlled crops), bio or baby-food productions.

 

Purees

Purees are natural products obtained from simply milling fresh vegetables by a slow and gradual production process which does not use extraneous catalyzing substances, to preserve naturalness and taste and to obtain a better consistency of the products.

 

Concentrates

Concentrated juices are produced by an evaporating process obtained with modern as well as sophisticated technologies , to preserve organoleptic and nutritional caracteristics of fresh product, using different concentration levels depending from each vegetable: from 42° bx, 65° bx to max. 70° bx for carrots. Concentrates are natural-pH products (65° bx and 70° bx, in relation with vegetables type) or pH-laced by using lemon juice to microbiologically stabilize them.

 
  

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