Natural Antioxidants

CytoGuard Antioxidants -- Natural Water- and Oil-Soluble Label-Friendly Extracts for Oxidation Control

CytoGuardŽ line of label-friendly natural antioxidants is highly effective at inhibiting oxidation in foods to maintain taste, texture, and color over shelf-life. Labeled "natural flavors", these powerful antioxidants are natural, clean label ingredients that ensure the safety and quality of your products throughout their shelf-life.

Our natural antioxidants are produced through a solvent-free extraction of the phenolic compounds naturally present in Oregano, Jasmine Tea, and Mediterranean spices. We don't use chemicals or solvents in the extraction process. Unique, natural water- and oil-soluble extract blends, CytoGuard antioxidants provide a clean label solution that maintains quality and freshness in food products over shelf life.


  • High antioxidant activity
  • Oil-soluble liquid or Water-soluble powder
  • Non-GMO
  • Solvent-free extraction process
  • Clean/Neutral taste
  • Heat stable (180 °C/365 °F)
  • Health enhancing nutraceutical


  • Natural Antioxidant
  • Ensures quality, extends shelf life
  • Natural / plant-based ingredients
  • Shelf-stable oil
  • Preserves the flavor
  • Preserves the color
  • Clean Label / Label-Friendly
  • Higher efficiency compared to other popular antioxidant blends
  • May be used to replace chemical preservatives and synthetic antioxidants (BHA, BHT, Propyl gallate, TBHQ)


  • Animal and vegetable fats and oils
  • Meat, poultry, and seafood
  • Prepared foods and beverages
  • Nutritional bars, pet foods
  • Baked and fried snacks
  • Food colorants
  • Plant-based foods
  • Cosmetics
  • Nutraceutical Products


  • Natural Flavor or Natural Flavoring
  • Jasmine Tea Extract
  • Spice

Clean Label Solution For Food Oxidation

A&B's line of natural antioxidants provides a clean label solution that addresses the problems of oxidation in food manufacturing. For instance, rancidity in certain foods results from lipid material (fat) undergoing oxidation reactions that produce aldehydes, ketones, keta acids and other compounds responsible for odor and off-flavors. Not only does this cause flavor and quality loss, but it also affects the nutritional quality of your food product, not to mention the health risks. CytoGuard water-soluble antioxidants can help reduce oxidation at the lipid/water interface. CytoGuard oil-soluble antioxidants can help extend the shelf life of the oils and the shelf life of the fried foods.

Cytoguard Natural Antioxidants Product Line

Water- and Oil-soluble versions of:

  • 0regano Extract (natural flavor)
  • Jasmine Tea Extract (natural flavor)
  • Mediterranean Spice Extract (natural flavor)
Use Natural Antioxidants To Replace Synthetic Preservatives

Our natural antioxidants play an ever-increasing role in the food industry as the industry continues its rapid shift away from the probable carcinogens BHA and BHT. And, while there is an overabundance of antioxidant choices, A&B Ingredients has centered its focus on a line of natural, plant-based antioxidants with clean label options.

CytoGuard natural antioxidants are produced through a solvent-free extraction of the phenolic compounds naturally present in select plants. CytoGuard natural antioxidants have a clean flavor profile and have minimal impact on the organoleptic properties of food products at typical usage levels..


Our research has found that CytoGuard natural antioxidants are among the most powerful plant-based antioxidants with demonstrated high antioxidant activity and performance levels beyond the traditional rosemary extracts. They are also a natural alternative to synthetic BHT and TBHQ.

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