Why is harmless coconut water pink?
If your coconut water turns pink, it means the coconut itself contained high levels of an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase. Polyphenols are a type of naturally occurring antioxidant, the same little buggers that make coconut water such a nutritious and delicious drink.
What color is Harmless Harvest Coconut Water? A side benefit of this production method is that at least half of Harmless Harvest’s bottles have a distinct pink/purple hue thanks to the high antioxidant content. This may interest you : Can coconut water cause kidney stones?.
Why is harmless water pink?
Because we don’t thermally pasteurize our coconut water to process it or acidify it (by adding ingredients like ascorbic acid), it tends to take on a pink hue over time. Instead of hiding this element by adding vitamin C (ascorbic acid), we choose to embrace it! It’s completely natural and we think it’s adorable.
Does all coconut water turn pink?
Most store-bought water should naturally appear pink due to the time it takes for the water to travel from its source to your hands. If your coconut water isn’t fresh from a coconut and isn’t pink, the manufacturer may have added chemicals to remove the polyphenols from the product.
Does real coconut water turn pink? Pink coconut water is the result of the oxidation of the sugars in the coconut. like dr As Bruce Fife of the Coconut Research Center puts it, these sugars turn pink when exposed to oxygen. Read also : Why is the coconut called Tree of Life?. Temperature, age, sugar content, and how long the water has been exposed to air can all affect the coloring of coconut water.