Get Groovy with Guava!

By: iTi Innovation


Guava is an exotic fruit grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions. An excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as antioxidants, it’s a no-brainer to include guava as an ingredient in your next product line! Guava’s flavor profile contributes acidity and tanginess, which compliments sweet food items, such as pastries, cupcakes, and icings, and also offers a well-balanced flavor to savory products, such as marinades, dressings, and sauces. Guava imparts a pleasant aroma and color to finished products, making them all the more appetizing to your consumers.


Guava is a versatile ingredient that can be used for numerous applications. Guava has long been a staple in Latin cuisine, and is often incorporated into beverages and desserts. Guava is a great addition to jellies, jams, and marmalades, too. Its multi-faceted flavor profile blends well with other fruits including but not limited to mango, banana, and passionfruit. The options are endless for applications with this unique ingredient!


Since it’s the perfect time of year to enjoy a cool, refreshing beverage, the iTi Innovation Team has created a recipe for a sweet and pleasantly tart “Groovy Guava Lemonade” to showcase guava’s vivacious, spirited nature.


Groovy Guava Lemonade


Lemon Juice                43.46%

iTi Guava Puree           18.01%

Water                          17.24%

Invert Sugar                17.08%

Blood Orange Juice     4.17%


Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Serve over ice with a sprig of mint, and enjoy!


Request a sample of iTi’s aseptic pink guava puree or concentrate today to discover “What’s Possible with Tropical!”.

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