How Stable Are They?
Emulsitech® provides natural and convenient colors for any project… but just how stable are these vibrant yellow & orange hues?
Do Natural Colors Have Nutritional Value?
Are natural colors healthy? Do natural colors impart nutritional value? Can we make functional claims when we use natural colors in our product? We get these types of questions often, especially with the increase in the “functional foods” market segment.
Closing the Gap: Innovations in Class I Caramel Color
Class I Caramel Innovations Caramel colors are used to color just about every kind of food product. And while you might think “brown is brown, why does it matter which class of caramel I use?” the technical properties vary widely between the three main
Bixin and Norbixin: What’s the Difference?
Annatto: Bixin and Norbixin Annatto is a yellow to red-orange natural color that is extracted from the spiney seed pods of the Bixa orellana, or achiote, bush. It is native to tropical growing areas in Central and South America as well as Africa. In some
Video: Testing the Heat Stability of Natural Colors
How We Test the Heat Stability of Natural Colors Understanding natural color stability is critical for guiding customers to the best solution for their products. And testing natural colors for heat stability is especially important for applications like
Natural Color Stability Testing
Natural color stability is a multifaceted question - but critical for guiding customers to the best solution for their food and beverage products. Many factors affect the stability of natural colors - from the raw material quality, formulation, food
Alternatives to Carmine
Cochineal and carmine are natural colors extracted from the cactus-dwelling cochineal insect that is native to Latin America. Depending on the method of extraction, they can range in hue from orange to red to purple. They have excellent heat, light, and pH