Persea Naturals introduces AvoColor as all-natural, stable and versatile color across orange, red and yellow hues
March 4, 2019
Developed by Penn State Professor of Food Science, Greg Ziegler, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Food Science Joshua Lambert, in 2016, AvoColor addresses the consumer desire for food colorants created from natural materials.
Diana Food introduces sustainably sourced, organic color solutions
February 27, 2019
The newly certified organic color spectrum includes a blue shade obtained from spirulina; a pink/reddish shade from red beet; as well as other appealing, naturally occurring hues such as yellow, orange, red and purple.
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.
The February 2019 issue of Prepared Foods features our cover story on color solutions and how color makers are expanding their offerings. Other features include lipids, sugar reduction in food and beverage formulations, and much more.