DDW “The Color House” opened its second site in Louisville for manufacturing food ingredients. Located next to the company’s global support center on Spring Street and near its caramel color operation and US subsidiary on Payne Street, the facility will produce specialty colorings for leading food and beverage companies in North America. Greg Fischer, mayor of Louisville, joined DDW associates and guests in a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the occasion.

The state-of-the-art facility will produce DDW’s new EmulsiTech™ color emulsions. Using cutting-edge emulsion technology, DDW converts oil soluble sources, such as beta-carotene and paprika, into water dispersible form, making them suitable for coloring beverages, soup, ice cream, yogurt, confections, baked goods and more.

With EmulsiTech™, product developers can formulate with easy-to-use, natural colorings for clear or opaque applications. In addition to manufacturing, the facility also houses a pilot plant, cold storage and offices.

“The new site enables DDW to produce an even broader portfolio of food coloring in the yellow, orange and red spectrum for customers,” says Elaine Gravatte, president and chief operating officer. “The opening of a natural color manufacturing site in Ireland back in April also speaks to our continued momentum as we celebrate our company’s 150-year anniversary.”

DDW’s mission is to enhance the visual appeal of food and beverages. Nature provides the raw materials while DDW adds 150 years of coloring expertise. The brilliant partnership offers a complete range of natural coloring, caramel color and burnt sugar with the required stability for your application. A trusted provider of color solutions for the food and beverage industry, the company now operates 11 manufacturing sites on 5 continents for customers in 100 countries. Visit www.ddwcolor.com and follow us on Twitter @ddwcolor.