Chr. Hansen launches a plant-based, brilliant red that gives customers a natural alternative to carmine and synthetic colors
February 19, 2019
“For the first time, we’ve created a whole new variety of vegetable to create the natural color our customers are asking for,” says Jakob Dalmose Rasmussen, vice president, Commercial Development at Chr. Hansen Natural Colors.
Annatto color certified organic for IFF’s Frutarom division
February 7, 2019
Annatto seeds and extracts have been used for more than a century in Europe and North America to provide a yellow to reddish color to foods and beverages, thus becoming the second most economically important natural colorant worldwide.
Aldo Ripley joins the company as latin america sales technical manager
February 5, 2019
In his new role, Ripley will be responsible for directing and managing all commercial efforts for Sethness Caramel Color products throughout Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. He will also assume selected domestic sales responsibilities.
GNT predicts shades of sunshine will drive color innovation in 2019
December 19, 2018
Shoppers, particularly younger ones hailing from Generation Z, will gravitate towards food and drink colored with natural yellow and orange shades in order to tune into the optimistic sentiments they convey, adds GNT.
It seems clear that transition to natural is global in nature. According to Mintel, more than 75% of the food and drink products launched globally in the first three quarters of 2018 used colors from natural sources versus synthetic options.
Lycored’s super-stable colors start bright and stay bright in confectionery
July 12, 2018
Lycored offers a range of natural color solutions for confectionery. Tomat-O-Red TM (pinks to reds) is sourced from lycopene from tomatoes, while Lyc-O-Beta TM (yellows and oranges) is extracted from BetaCarotene.
GNT joins IFT panel discussion about spirulina as source of clean label blue, green colors
July 10, 2018
Spirulina, commonly known as blue-green algae, is a photosynthetic bacteria valued for its rich nutritional profile and natural coloring properties, and it is one of two species of microalgae that are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the FDA.
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