S0000295

Supercereal Plus (CSB++)/BAG-1,5KG


Super Cereal Plus (CSB++) is a fortified Corn, Soy, Milk blend that is processed and packed in a 1.5 kg sachet. Super Cereal Plus is used to prepare a formulated complementary food in the form of a porridge or gruel that is suitable for infants and young children of 6-59 months. Super Cereal Plus consists of heat treated maize and dehulled soybeans, milk, sugar, vitamins, and minerals
Indicative Price 2.03 USD
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General Description
Super Cereal Plus (CSB++) is a fortified Corn, Soy, Milk blend that is processed and packed in a 1.5 kg sachet. Super Cereal Plus is used to prepare a formulated complementary food in the form of a porridge or gruel that is suitable for infants and young children of 6-59 months. Super Cereal Plus consists of heat treated maize and dehulled soybeans, milk, sugar, vitamins, and minerals.

Intended Use
For use during emergencies and as food aid for food insecure populations. Super Cereal Plus contributes to preventing undernutrition including wasting, micronutrient deficiencies and stunting, and complements the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition. Super Cereal Plus is to be consumed to complement breastmilk/breastmilk substitutes and family foods. Consultation with a health worker, is recommended for assessing a child's developmental needs.

Target population
Infants and young children aged 6-59 months

Technical Specifications 
The product is manufactured according to the formula below:

Extruded Maize (Corn) and dehulled Soybean*: 78.3 % by weight
Skimmed milk powder: 8 %
Sugar: 9 %
Refined soybean oil: 3 %
Vitamin and Mineral premix***: 0.20%
Dicalcium phosphate anhydrous or Tricalcium Phosphate****: 1.23%
Potassium chloride: 0.27%

*Maize to dehulled soybean ratio - 7 maize: min 3 soybean. Suppliers shall monitor the quality of incoming materials to determine the right ratio that meets the nutritional requirements of the final product. Thermal processing technology applied shall be sufficient to pregelatinize starch of cereals and inactivate antinutritional factors.
**When other oils are used, the % of raw materials shall be adjusted to meet the product specification fully.
**Micronutrient Premix shall be mixed with extruded product, not directly with maize (corn) and soybean.
***When tricalcium phosphate is utilized, the inclusion rate shall be approximately 1.16%.

Nutritional value per 100 g. dry finished product
Energy: 400 kcal/1, 673 kJ minimum
Protein: 16.0 % (N x 6.25) minimum
Fat: 9.0 % minimum
Ash: 4.1 % maximum
Moisture: 7.0% maximum
Crude fibre: 2.9 % maximum

Vitamin Content Per 100 g dry finished product
Vitamin A (RE): 800-1,250 µg
Vitamin D: 8-24 µg
Vitamin E (α-TE): 8 mg min
Vitamin K: 20 µg min
Thiamin: 0.4 mg min
Riboflavin: 1.6 mg min
Vitamin B6: 0.8 mg min
Vitamin C: 60 mg min
Pantothenic acid: 2 mg min
Folate (DFE): 160 µg min
Niacin: 10 mg min
Vitamin B12: 2 µg min
Biotin: 8 µg min

Mineral Content Per 100 g dry finished product
Sodium: 270 mg max
Iodine: 60-140 µg
Iron: 9-14.8 mg
Zinc: 8-14 mg
Potassium: 650-1,050 mg
Calcium: 420-660 mg
Phosphorus: 400-560 mg

Preparation
Super Cereal Plus Corn Soya Blend is prepared by mixing an appropriate proportion of flour and clean water (i.e., 50g of SUPER CEREAL plus- Corn Soya Blend with 250 g of water) followed by a boiling time at simmering point from five to ten minutes.

Shelf life
12 months minimum

Storage and transportation:
Follow the manufactures instruction on the package, Store under dry and hygienic conditions and away from direct sunlight. After opening, keep the sachet tightly closed.

Material safety data sheet information (MSDS): N/A

Weight and volume:
1.5 kg bag

Component of a Kit:
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Alternative products:
S0000294, S0000296
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