Saturday, April 25, 2015

Citrato - Soft Drinks In A Dry Stable Medium!

Got some of this stuff at the organic grocer's yesterday - it is incredible!

No need for seltzer bottles, syrup or refrigeration!

It comes in dry crystals and mostly consists of some authentic lemon flavouring, sugar, glucose and sodium citrate. Bubbles up just like a soft drink in water.

I would bet that if this was stored in a dry, cool environment it would last a long, long time.

Apparently Europeans in Italy and France have been drinking this stuff for decades and it seems to be good for you! According to the label it has only a couple grams of carbs, nothing compared to the 32 grams in a can of coke!

In a sane world, this would be manufactured specifically for shelters and sealed in airtight cans.

I am going to see if I can source this stuff in big bags to transfer into mylar containers with oxygen absorbers. This stuff would be as good for morale as chocolate over the long haul.

1 comment:

Mex Arcane said...

Looks very similar to this stuff (already in airtight cans):

Salvital doesn't have synthetic colouring E132, which Crastan Effervescent granules do according to their website.

E132: "Best avoided by people with allergy reactions as it can cause skin sensitivity, a rash similar to nettle rash, itching, nausea, high blood pressure and breathing problems.

It is one of the colours that the Hyperactive Children's Support Group recommends be eliminated from the diet of children.

Prohibited in Norway."