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Name Natural Food Colors

Natural Food Colours are dyes or pigments extracted from natural sources like vegetables, plants and insects. If extracted with care, these Colours can provide versatile colouring application with safe usage in different types of Food Products.

General Specifications of Natural Food Colors
Appearance Fluffy Amorphous Powder
Total Dye Content on as is Basis Up to 42%
Solubility Insouble In Water
Moisture Content at 100°C Less then 17%
Bleeding or free Dye Content Less then 0.4% On Bry Basis
pH of 2% Slurry in Distilled Water 3.5 To 5.5
Partical Size 300 Mesh Or 50 -80 Microns
Bulk Density About 0.3 to 0.4 G / ML
Heavy Metal 20 PPM Maximum
Lead 10 PPM Maximum
Arsenic & Mercury 1 PPM Maximum

(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)

Caramel Colour – E 150

Caramel Colour is prepared by heating food grade carbohydrates under controlled environment. Using different types of food grade acids, alkalis or salts, different classes and types of Caramel Colour can be made. All these different types of Caramel Colour are identified in suffix E 150 a,b,c and d.

Product Forms Available
  • El50a Plain Caramel Colour (Class I)
  • E150b Caustic Sulphite Process Caramel Colour (Classll)
  • El50c Ammonia Process Caramel Colour (Class III)
  • E150d Ammonia Sulphite Process Caramel Colour (Class IV)
  • Common Applications
    Cola drinks Beer Ice tea
    Baked foods Protein drinks Soya sauce
    Seasonings Confectionery Cookies / Biscuits
    BBQ sauce Chocolates Candy / Licorice
    Cocca powder Brandy Dairy products
    Choclate drinks Cocca powder Gravy mixes
    Malt drinks Cereals Breads
    Caramel Powder- E 150

    By using a unique low temperature Spray Drying Technology, Liquid Caramel Colour is further spray dried to obtain Caramel Powder. Compared to Liquid Caramel, Caramel Powder offers complete versatility to a user in terms of application and dosage level.

    Product Forms Available
    • E150b Caustic Sulphite Process Caramel Powder (ClassII)
    • E150c Ammonia Process Caramel Colour Powder (Class III)
    • E150d Ammonia Sulphite Process Caramel Powder (Class IV)
    Curcumin Colour – E 100

    Curcumin is the principle pigment of turmeric, a spice that is obtained from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa. Obtained by extraction from the plant to produce an oleoresin which is then purified, cur cumin provides a bright, strong yellow shade.

    Product Forms Available
    • Water Soluble Liquid and Powder – 5% to 10%
    • Oil Soluble Liquid and Powder – 5% to 10%
    Annatto Colour – E 160

    Annatto Colour is extracted from the seeds of the annatto bush called Bixa Orellana. These seeds give two pigments, bixin which is oil soluble and norbixin which is soluble in water.

    Traditionally norbixin was used in cheese colouration, but gradually it started being used in a wide range of applications in different products. Whereas bixin, being Oil soluble is used in cream fillings for biscuits, margarines, butter, low fat spreads and other fat based products.

    Product Forms Available
    • Water Soluble in Liquid – 10%
    • Water Soluble in Powder – 20%
    • Oil Soluble in Liquid – 10%
    • Emulsions Oil and Water Miscible – 4%
    • Water Soluble Acid Proof Liquids – 4%

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