Butterfly Pea Flower Powder

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Butterfly Pea Flower Powder

Butterfly pea flower powder, also called butterfly pea powder, butterfly pea tea powder, blue pea tea powder, or blue matcha powder, is one of the best natural blue pigments for beverages and food. It is made from dried flowers of clitoria ternatea.




The butterfly pea flower powder is water soluble and is free of calories, fat, and sugar. The blue color is from the main ingredient anthocyanin. PH value can change the color of butterfly pea flower powder in the solution. When the solution is acidic, the color will change to purple, even red; while the solution is alkaline, the color will be green.


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1.In Southeast Asia the flower is used as a natural food colouring.
2.In Malay cooking, an aqueous extract is used to colour glutinous rice for kuih ketan (also known as pulut tai tai or pulut tekan in Peranakan/Nyonya cooking) and in nyonya chang.
3.In Kelantan, east part of Malaysia, by adding a few buds of this flower in a pot while cooking white rice will add bluish tint on the rice which is served with other side dishes and such meal is called nasi kerabu.
4.In Thailand, a syrupy blue drink is made called nam dok anchan , it is sometimes consumed with a drop of sweet lime juice to increase acidity and turn the juice into pink-purple.
5.In Burmese and Thai cuisines, the flowers are also dipped in batter and fried.
6.Butterfly pea flower tea is made from the ternatea flowers and dried lemongrass and changes color depending on what is added to the liquid, with lemon juice turning it purple.

Product description:

Product NameButterfly Pea Powder
Botanical SourceClitoria Ternatea L
Particle Size450 mesh
AppearanceBlue Purple Fine Powder
TypeNatural Colorants
ApplicationFoods, Health-care Product

Test Report:

Product NameButterfly pea flower powder
Item of TestLimits of TestResults of Test
AppearanceBlue powderComplies
AssayPure PowderComplies
Loss on drying<0.5%0.35%
Residual solventsNegativeComplies
Residual pesticidesNegativeComplies
Heavy Metal<10ppmComplies
Arsenic (As)<1ppmComplies
Cadmium (Cd)<0.5ppmComplies
Mercury (Hg)AbsentComplies
Total Plate Count<1000cfu/g95cfu/g
Yeast & Mold<100cfu/g33cfu/g
S. AureusNegativeComplies
ConclusionConform  with specification


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