ADM introduces proprietary, PearlEdge natural white color offerings
March 24, 2022
With new PearlEdge™ proprietary white color solutions, ADM is filling a vital white space in the market. Its PearlEdge™ line is derived from natural sources, including native corn starch, and delivers brilliant, stable and uniform white coloring for a variety of food and beverage applications.
Gavan’s proprietary technology optimizes spirulina blue coloring for hot and cold drinks
March 3, 2022
FoodTech start-up Gavan, Ltd. is beating the blue colorant blues by creating a wide array of natural blue colorings for hot-and cold drinks via a proprietary technology. Gavan developed an innovative method for extracting an entirely natural, pure blue that delivers high performance and high stability.
Oterra introduces new natural beverage alternative for Red40
January 25, 2022
Oterra, the world’s leading supplier of natural colors, with the widest portfolio in the industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the industry’s best natural alternative to Red40/Allura Red for beverage – Hansen Sweet Potato FruitMax® Red 116 WS.
Blue California offers clean label, food grade whitening option to titanium dioxide
January 14, 2022
Following food authority EFSA’s ban of food additive titanium dioxide (TiO2), Blue California launched novel food-grade whitening agents as a clean-label alternative to replacing potential health risk white colorant titanium dioxide.
Oterra completes deal for Diana Food’s color business; acquires Food Ingredient Solutions
January 3, 2022
Founded in 1999, Food Ingredient Solutions (FIS) is a leading U.S. producer of colors and natural antioxidants, with a strong exposure to, and growth from, natural colors. FIS serves more than 400 customers annually and has two certified processing facilities located in Teterboro, N.J., and Marshfield, Mo.
In the world of food colorants, the anti-artificial trend governs the space today, with natural colors appearing in about 75% of new food product launches. Consumers still use their eyes to choose foods, but they want the ingredients, including (and sometimes especially) any colors, to be derived from biological sources, such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other botanicals.