orange compound
Last Updated : Jan 08,2018

Orange Compound Glossary |Health Benefit + Recipes with Orange Compound |
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Orange compound refers to an orange base extracted from fresh oranges. The orange compound is orange in colour and primarily used in carbonated and non-carbonated beverage production, quite similar to orange concentrate. The basic ingredients of commercial orange compound are water, orange concentrate, orange emulsion (natural orange oil), orange flavour and preservatives like citric acid and sodium benzoate. This orange coloured liquid is typically added to orange based drinks to impart a characteristic orange colour and flavour. Orange compounds are an easy way to add strong flavors to baking, sauces, ice cream, and beverages.

How to select

Select only pure orange compounds as they add flavors to any beverages in minimal quantities. Select the ones which do not contain any gluten or added sugar.

Culinary uses

" Orange compound has a fruity orange flavor for all your baking needs.
" This wonderful flavor is useful anywhere you need a bit of orange. The orange compound produces a distinct orange flavor in desserts, beverages and sauces.
" Use pure orange compound to flavor marinades, compound butter, chutney, syrup and chocolate sauce.

How to store

The orange compounds are usually stored in dark colored bottles, kept away from heat or direct sunlight. They may be stored under room temperatures or in the refrigerator for almost a year.

Health benefits

" Orange compounds are used predominantly to flavor baked goods and beverages. They do not contain any substantial health benefits.

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