Baobab dried fruit pulp as a novel food ingredient

Summary
August 2006: Application from PhytoTrade Africa to approve baobab dried fruit pulp as a novel food ingredient. Under evaluation.

Baobab dried fruit pulp is derived from the fruits of the Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata), also known as the 'upside down tree'. On pollination by fruit bats, this tree produces large green or brownish fruits. The baobab tree is found primarily in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Organization
Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP)

Group
EU - NFR (Novel Food Regulation)

File type
Web Page

Topic
LEGISLATION AND STANDARDS

Related topics
MARKETS AND MARKETING

Underutilized species mentioned
Adansonia digitata

Keywords
new products, policy, standards

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