Organic Pumpkin Powder

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
Plant Part Used: Fruit
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding

Belonging to the family of Cucurbitaceae, pumpkin is an herbaceous plant that grows along the ground. Native to Central America and Mexico, pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin E, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, phytosterols, and Phosphorous. The primary active components in pumpkin are polysaccharides, para-aminobenzoic acid, fixed oils, sterol, proteins, and peptides. The presence of carotenoids gives pumpkin pulp its yellow colour. Pumpkin also contains polysaccharides, pigments, amino acids, active proteins, and antioxidants.

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  • 1. What is the plant part used in this product?
    The fruit of the plant is used in the preparation of this product.
  • 2. What is the content of lead in this product?
    The lead content in this product is less than 0.05ppm.
  • 3. What is the moisture content in this product?
    The moisture content in our organic pumpkin powder is below 10%. This offers better control over microbial growth and increases the overall shelf life.
  • 4. Is this product melamine free?
    Yes, this organic pumpkin powder provided by us is free from melamine.
  • 5. Is this product safe for consumption?
    Yes. The heavy metals content in this product is within the limit as per CA Prop 65. Hence, it is suitable for human consumption.
  • 6. Is this Organic Pumpkin Powder sterilized?
    Yes, the Organic Pumpkin Powder provided by us is sterilized to prevent food contamination and maintain safety standards.
  • 7. Can this Organic Pumpkin Powder be consumed?
    Yes, this Organic Pumpkin Powder is food grade and can be consumed.
  • 8. What are the heavy metals you tested this product for?
    We tested our product for the presence of heavy metals including cadmium, arsenic, mercury, and lead as these are known as carcinogens and considered harmful for human consumption beyond certain limits.