Guardox™ RA
Minimized Odor Rosmarinic acid
Price : 30.00 EUR ( Click here to check you member price ) Package : 500 gr/bottle
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Oxidation is a primary cause of food spoilage causing rancidity, discoloration, off-flavors, changes in texture and more generally leads to decreased nutritional value. With Handary rosemary extracts, you can prevent a number of these degradation processes naturally.


Guardox™ RA Rosmarinic acid is the most potent water-soluble antioxidant compound from rosemary. With the unique deodorizing technology of Rosmarinic acid, Guardox™ RA has minimized the odor and bittiness at recommended usage level, making it suitable for delaying lipid oxidation or rancidity in a wide range of aqueous foods.





Specific oxidation issues

 Rec. Dosage (w/w)


Dilutables Still drinks

Products are susceptible to oxidation due to long shelf-life requirements



Sauces, dressings and dips

Large oil–water interface and complex food matrix increase susceptibility to lipid oxidation



Key Benefits

- Delay of rancidity, flavor degradation and color fading

- Negligible impact in odor and color

- Shelf life extension

- Natural, clean-label




In the USA, rosemary extracts have the GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe; see FDA 21 CFR 182.10) status declaring that they can be used in any concentration in any application. They are classified as spice extracts (see FDA 21 CFR 101.22). They are classified as natural flavors in the EU (see EC 88/338). Guardox™ RA is natural plant extracts allowing consumer-friendly labeling. Depending on country-specific regulations, they can be labeled either “rosemary extract”, “natural flavor”, or “antioxidant: rosemary extract’”. According to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, Guardox™ RA can be declared as non-GMO natural extract.