How do you make orange peel powder?
To make your orange peel powder at home peel a couple of oranges and cut the orange peel into small pieces. Spread them on a tray and dry in the sun. Once they become dry, toss them into food processor and dry grind them into a fine powder.
Is there pectin in orange peel?
Orange peel, which constitutes approximately 45% of the total bulk of the processed citrus fruit (Kesterson & Braddok, 1975) is a good source for the extraction of pectin. It contains, on a dry matter basis, about 30% pectin (Bravemann, 1949; Rouse & Crandall, 1976).