BASF Miconutrient News - Technologies for Improved Nutrition Issue 01/2013May 8, 2013
How BASF is helping to fight malaria and tropical disease
Sugar fortification with vitamin A is a common method to combat
vitamin A malnutrition. BASF offers the vitamin A powder
Dry Vitamin A-Palmitate 250, which is highly suitable for sugar fortification. Its stability in bulk as well as in sugar is excellent because it is effectively protected by anti-oxidants.
In addition, the fine particle size of BASF’s vitamin A powder ensures a homogeneous distribution in sugar.
This calculator will evaluate the amount of Dry Vitamin A-Palmitate with a potency of 250.000 l.U./g needed to fortify sugar.
Level of fortification:
l.U./g in final sugar
Amount of sugar:
Amount of Vitamin A-Palmitate 250 MS CWD
More information and technical guidance is available here
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