in the Market
Natural colorings are extracted from plants and animals. Sometimes, to improve technological and consumer properties, they are subjected to chemical modification.
Among their sources there are berries, flowers, leaves, roots, plant raw materials by-products, etc. The content of coloring substances and their shades depend on the growth conditions, the harvest time, etc. Supplied in the form of powders, granules, oils, liquids.
The use of natural colorings makes it possible to manufacture clean label products, containing only natural ingredients.
|Name||Water solution color||Area of use|
|Carmine||Red to dark red||Confectionery and bakery products, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice cream, ice pop, desserts, glazed fruits and vegetables, melted cheeses, caviar, snacks, dietary mixes, meat and fish analogues based on vegetable fats|
|Curcumin||Orange-yellow to yellow-brown||Confectionery, mayonnaises, sauces and salad dressings, canned food, processed vegetables, drinks, ice cream, mustard, spice mixes, etc.|
|Genip extract||Dark blue||Confectionery and bakery products, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages|
|Anthocyanins||Red; when pH is increasing, the color changes to blue, then to greenish||Confectionery, beverages, dairy, mayonnaises, fruit products, cheeses, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, etc.|
|Caramel||Golden to dark brown||Confectionery, spirits, sauces, desserts, etc.|
|Green Vegetable Extract||Green||Confectionery and bakery products, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice cream, ice pop, desserts, glazed fruits and vegetables, melted cheeses, caviar, snacks, dietary mixes, meat and fish analogues based on vegetable fats|
|Beta-carotene||Yellow to orange-red||Confectionery and bakery products, melted cheeses, butter, sauces, margarine, mayonnaises, ice cream, soups, cream fillings, pasta, drinks, nutritional supplements, etc.|
|Malt extract||Golden to dark brown||Confectionery and bakery products, soft drinks, beer, liqueurs, meat products, etc.|
|Annatto||Orange to reddish brown||Margarines, cheeses, desserts, ice cream, liqueurs, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics|
|Coal (vegetable charcoal)||Black||Dragee, cheese casings, vodka, sugar, drinks, syrups, etc.|
|Copper chlorophyllin||Bluish green to dark green||Confectionery, canned vegetables and fruit, soups, drinks, cheeses, jellies, liqueurs, etc.|