Garlic powder is grinded dry garlic. Garlic powder is the raw material of many food industries. It is a strong seasoning and flavoring with a spicy smell. Many countries are producers of garlic powder, but the quality of Iranian garlic powder have made many countries, even producers of garlic powder, customers of Iranian garlic powder.
Various tests on Iranian garlic powder have shown that compared to garlic powder from countries like India, China and Italy, the amount of allicin in Iranian garlic powder is significantly higher than other competitors and it has a much stronger taste.
Among the uses of garlic powder, the following can be mentioned:
- Medicine manufacturing
- Cosmetics products
- Meat products (hamburgers, sausages and bologna)
- Sauces and dressings
- Flavorings and spice additives
- Seasoning and mixed spices
One of the most important challenges in the production of garlic powder is first purity and second non-clumping (non-stickiness). Over the years, Armani Food Company is considered as one of the most famous factories in the seasoning industry with the production of garlic powder in high volumes for various industries, through the use of the latest technologies and advanced industrial machines. The price of Armani Food garlic powder, along with its high quality, is an important competitive factor for this company.
Important tips for buying high quality garlic powder
First parameter which you need to consider when buying garlic powder is this: don’t just pay attention to its smell. There are some manufacturers who use artificial garlic essential oil to create garlic smell in their powders. So don’t forget testing and tasting the product. The first parameter you should pay attention to when buying garlic powder is its taste. To buy high-quality garlic powder, you must taste it. The closer the taste of garlic powder is to natural garlic, the higher the quality of the powder.
The second parameter is the purity of garlic powder. Pure garlic powder should not contain any secondary substances. To reduce the price of garlic powder, many companies add garlic skin, starch, breadcrumbs, etc to powder. with the argument that they want to prevent clumping, but there are other solutions to prevent clumping. Determining the amount of impurity of the product can only be determined through the laboratory. But by tasting the garlic powder, you can guess the presence of impurities to some extent, which also requires a lot of experience.
In the picture below, you can see three models of garlic powder. Grade A garlic powder is the result of grinding dry garlic with a light color, and grade C garlic powder is the result of grinding dry garlic cloves with a dark brown color. By putting these three qualities together, it will be clear which model has the most fragrance. Grade A garlic powder has better quality.
Garlic powder also has many nutrition values and benefits, as below:
Garlic powder has an antioxidant called allicin, which is very useful in prevention of some diseases and even in their treatment.
Treatment of tooth abscess and toothache
Garlic powder has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that are useful in the treatment of tooth abscess and prevent the emergence or development of infection.
Also, garlic powder can be dipped on a piece of cotton and placed on the tooth that hurts, after a short period of time, the toothache will be reduced.
Garlic powder reduces the accumulation of cholesterol in the walls of the body’s arteries and removes bad cholesterol or LDL from the body.
Strengthening the immune system
Garlic powder protects the body against viruses, fungi and bacteria due to its antioxidant properties. And as mentioned above, it reduces and eliminates the infection of the body.
Iron deficiency compensation (treatment of anemia)
Garlic powder contains sulfide allyl, which is very effective in absorbing iron. Some symptoms of anemia are dizziness, shortness of breath and paleness. So, if you have some of these symptoms, add garlic to your daily meals consulting your doctor.
Prevention of diabetes
Garlic powder reduces the level of blood sugar in the body and prevents diabetes.
Reducing the risk of atherosclerosis
While age goes up and with smoking and of course having high cholesterol you will suffer from clogging of arteries and the formation of plaques, and as a result, blood vessels lose their flexibility and elasticity, so blood flow becomes difficult. This condition is called atherosclerosis. With the continuous use of garlic powder, this problem can be controlled and even cured. Also, heart disease and heart attack are reduced by using garlic powder
Garlic powder has fiber, so it makes the movement of food in the large intestine easier and helps digestion, so it reduces the possibility of constipation and prevents indigestion.
Garlic powder also has organic compounds that are beneficial for stomach health.
Prevention from dementia and Alzheimer
Free radicals in the body cause premature aging as well as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Due to its antioxidant roll, garlic powder fights free radicals and destroys them and prevents premature aging of body organs and brain.