To help answer the growing demand for coconut water, Artiste has introduced Coconut Water Powder, a white- to light-cream-colored natural product produced from fresh coconuts utilizing a proprietary drying process. Rich in essential electrolytes including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium to support hydration, this ingredient is becoming more widely used in beverages as well as many applications in numerous food product categories, the company says.

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