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Gastrocultura Activated Charcoal (from Coconut Shells)



  • Activated charcoal was once considered the universal antidote. Nowadays, it continues to be promoted as a potent natural treatment. It has a variety of proposed benefits, ranging from lowering cholesterol to whitening teeth even many people use it as a face mask.
  • Experience the goodness of Pure Activated Charcoal! Activated Charcoal is derived from a special high-quality grade charcoal. Charcoal used for treating health conditions is usually “activated” to make it a very fine powder, which increases its effectiveness.
  • Activated carbon has been there with us for centuries. It has wide applications in various industries e.g. in the water-treatment, dye, sugar refining, among others.
  • The ultra fine powder offers a more pleasant mouth feel, almost eliminating the gritty texture experience with all other types of charcoals.
  • Charcoal-colored foods became a trend in past couple of years, starting with juices, like lemonades.
  • Can be used in soaps, toothpaste, face masks, scrubs, and many other applications.


The first industrial application of activated charcoal was in food sector, in the sugar industry. In 1794 charcoal was used for the first time in an English sugar refinery. These series of high-adsorption activated charcoal are made from wood, activated via chemical and physical method, and then produced on the basis of scientific formula. These series of activated carbon used in food industry are meant to remove pigment and precursor, adjust fragrance, remove colloid and obstruction, and improve stability. Widely used in liquid phase adsorption, such as industries of sugar refining, beverage, chemical, pharmacy, oil, dying, environmental protection and so on. Apart from decolorization, activated charcoal is used for removing dissolved organic compounds and controlling odor and taste are utilized. Charcoal is used in food to color it black and for its supposed health benefits this is typically made from bamboo or coconut shell. Activated charcoal adsorbs chemicals and so may bind to both toxins and vital nutrients such as vitamins. This Ultra-Fine powder offers a much finer feel, virtually eliminating the gritty texture experienced with all other types of charcoals, velvety smooth when mixed with water. Its texture is like fine, soft talcum powder. Activated charcoal is normal charcoal that has been heated in the presence of steam so as to increase its adsorptive properties, creating pores which can help remove chemicals. It has a wide range of uses. New food trend that has gained traction over the past year is “Black Ice Cream” or “Goth Ice Cream.” It’s ice cream that is shockingly black and much darker than chocolate ice cream. The treat being sold at ice cream shops in Los Angles, New York and elsewhere. But what actually makes it black isn’t some food coloring its activated charcoal, which is thought to have detoxifying or cleansing benefits. The ingredient is used in other foods to make them look black. It can even be used to replicate the famous all-black burgers that were popular in fast food restaurants in Japan.

Produced by: “Gastrocultura Mediterranea SL”‘08014 – Barcelona – Spain.

Imported & Distributed by Chenab Impex Pvt Ltd. J1-A, Ansa Industrial Estate, Saki Vihar Road Sakinaka, Andheri(E), Mumbai 400072 INDIA.

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