PlantGuard™ WS

Preserving Flavour & Freshness

PlantGuard™ WS is a natural antioxidant extract that is available in fine powder form. It can help to preserve the flavour and freshness of a variety of meats such as chicken, beef or ham. It can also be used to protect mayonnaise from oxidation by replacing an artificial additive.


  • Water soluble
  • Neutral taste in final applications
  • Heat stable
  • Light yellow-brownish

Key Benefits

  • Sustainably Sourced
  • Clean Label
  • Plant-Based Declaration
  • EU Natural
  • Neutral Taste
  • Heat Stable
  • Low Cost-In-Use
  • Water Soluble

Superior Preservation

When used in cooked meats, PlantGuard™ WS reduced rancidity, flavour off-notes, discoloration and protein degradation compared to Rosemary Extract. Rosemary Extract was used at 900ppm, compared to 500ppm of PlantGuard™ WS. In addition, Rosemary Extract was often detected in organoleptic tests as a negative addition to the product.


Clean Antioxidant Properties

In mayonnaise, PlantGuard™ WS was used to replace EDTA from a shelf stable product. 0.02% of PlantGuard™ WS was sufficient to offer similar antioxidant properties to EDTA, thereby offering a cleaner label product to the consumer.


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