Annatto extracts (color E160b) - The annatto color pigments are bixin and Norbixin, which are extracted from the bright crimson seeds of a tropical shrub (Bixa orellana L.) growing in South and Central America, India and Africa.
The many different types of annatto natural color solutions technically allow almost any food to be colored yellow to reddish.
Annatto is most commonly used for coloring of sausages, beverages and dairy products such as cheese, butter and spread.
Carmine (color E120) is the natural, active color pigment extracted with water from the female cochineal insect (Dactylopius coccus costa), which lives mainly in Latin America and a few other countries. The cochineal lives on the Opuntia fiscus Indica cactus. Carmine has a bright reddish hue.
Carmine is used in many food products, including meat, fish, and confectionery, ice cream, beverages, and fruit preparations for yoghurt as well as other dairy products.
Curcumin (turmeric) (color E100) - Curcuma longa L is greenish yellow by nature, a member of the ginger family. Turmeric-based colors are very tolerant of heat and pH extremes.
Curcumin is typically used to color products such as beverages, ice cream and confectionery. In addition to its coloring properties, the pigment curcumin displays antioxidant characteristics.
Beta carotene (E160a) is a yellow, orange, red can come from both natural and nature-identical sources. Although most of the beta carotene used in the food and beverage industries today are produced by synthesis (nature-identical), there are several natural sources available, which are increasingly used to replace the nature-identical variant.
Beta carotene is used for coloring baked goods, margarines, butter, vegetable oil, jams, drinks, etc.
Caramel color results from the controlled heat treatment or cooking of carbohydrates (nutritive sweeteners, such as glucose and sucrose, derived from natural carbohydrate sources including corn, wheat and sugar). Caramel offers excellent light, heat and pH stability.
Caramel is frequently used in beverages, bakery products, meat processing, confectionery, soy and oyster sauces, jams, etc.
EcoBlend colors are a mix of various natural colors for all branches of food industry.
A series of Crab colors – unique natural high-tech colors developed for crab imitation producers. Compared with other manufacturers, the company’s crab colors are of almost zero bleeding and extended shelf live.
Cochineal red (salmon) – mixed color designed to give the fish products attractive red color characteristic of salmon species.