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Plantain Powder

From: $6.99 for 1 month

Ultra-Pure Single Ingredient

Legend Says

Plantains are a member of the banana family. Unlike bananas, plantains are usually cooked before eating them. However, green plantain powder can be utilized in uncooked and cooked recipes. In simple uncooked preparations, like smoothies and warm bowls or “colada,” green plantain powder offers the benefits of vitamins, fiber, potassium, antioxidants and resistant starch with a mild bland taste. The high content of starch allows it to be used as a substitute for corn flour and wheat flour. This powder packs all the nutritional benefits of fresh plantains with the added bonus of lasting longer and being shelf-stable for easy storage.

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5 grams serving size, approximately 1 spoon. Click to enlarge.


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Explorer’s Recommendation

Plantains are part of a healthy diet containing essential vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Plantain powder is great for making batter for both baking and cooking.

For culinary purposes

Mix this powder to create gluten free pancakes, waffles, crepes, pie crust, tortillas, chips, cakes, bread and even pasta. Add a few scoops of this plantain powder into your desserts instead of regular flour to enhance levels of vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Add to your smoothies, yogurt, oatmeal, or shakes to have more texture. You can add to savory dishes to thicken stews, soups and sauces. Create your own batter for frying.

Health benefits

Plantain powder is know to have a low glycimc index, complex carbohydrates and high amount of resistant starch. The energy stored in many foods is released into the blood stream and consumed in 20 to 30 minutes.  The slow digestion and release energy of this ingredient on blood sugar makes this worth trying for athletes that want energy released over a longer timeframe. This powder has a high concentration of prebiotic insoluble fiber which encourages the growth of healthy gut bacteria that helps in digestion. Its starchy qualities make it a great gluten substitute for those with intolerances or allergies. It also is high in vitamins A, C, and K, magnesium, potassium, and riboflavin.

For bulk production

Rainforest Supply plantain powder is convenient to use for food and beverage purposes. It is easy to use, add, and store. In contrast to the fruit itself, which tends to go bad within a few days, this powder version lasts for long periods of time making it more efficient and practical.


Plantain unripe. No added sugar.
It does not contain Gluten, Preservatives, Refined sugar, Sugar Alcohols, Animal products. Filler, Additives, Artificial Ingredients. Contains no added milk, egg, soy, peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, wheat, gluten or yeast ingredients.


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Five grams of Green Plantain powder

  • 17 calories
  • Potassium and iron

See label for exact amounts


Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free


This ingredient is powder is hygroscopic. Squeeze all the air out of pouch before resealing the zip top. Keep in a cool & dry place.




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