How many times have you looked at someone else's food and wanted to eat it? If your answer is 'many times', then it is the colour of the food that has appealed to you. Colour is an important sensation and it plays an important role by visually stimulating your appetite.
What is food colour and why you need it?
Natural food colour is any dye, pigment or any other substance extracted from natural sources such as fruits, vegetables and plants. They are considered to be safe for use in a wide variety of applications in the food and beverage industry across all countries. Natural colours are free from: Synthetic Antioxidants, E-numbers, Artificial preservatives, Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Solvent residues and Artificial ingredients.
At Green Rootz, all food colours are extracted from plants, vegetables or fruit sources, which make it 100% vegan. Our natural colours are produced under extremely hygienic conditions. These food colours are available in a variety of formulations - liquid, powder, emulsion, water-soluble and oil-soluble - for a wide range of applications.
It gets even better! Our pure food colours are bright, appealing and creative. We strive to innovate and build newer products based on the research of new raw materials, new shades and high stability options. We are also well-versed in colour regulation knowledge worldwide.
Research shows that consuming artificial colours on a regular basis can damage or harm normal brain function. On the other hand, using natural or organic colours may actually help the brain and slow down the effects of aging
So be rest assured when you use Green Rootz natural colours for; foods, ice-creams, dairy products, confectionery, sweetmeats, soft drinks, beverages, pet food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and lubricants.
Caramel Colour is the most versatile colour in terms of application and hence is one of the most widely consumed food colouring ingredients in the world. Caramel Colour is produced by heating food grade carbohydrates like Corn Syrup or Sugar in a controlled environment and in presence of alkalis. The colour is naturally stable in application conditions like acidity, direct light and high temperature.
Annato colour is extracted from the seeds of a plant called Bixa Orellana which is found in America, Africa and some parts of Asia. These seed s are deep red in colour and give two pigments, Bixin which is oil soluble and Norbixin which is water soluble.
Annato has become preferred Natural Colouring option for Food and Beverage Manufacturers who want to give Yellowish Orange to Dark Orange Colour to their products. We offers a wide range of Annato Colours in Water Soluble, Oil Soluble and Encapsulated forms which have good heat and light stablility.
Chlorophyll is a green pigment that is found in all plants that are capable of photosynthesis and it has thus always been a key component of our diet. Chlorophyll Colour is derived from three main vegetable or plant sources namely Spinach, Alfalfa and Nettles. It is oil soluble pigment and provides and olive green shade of colour.
Copper Chlorophyllin is obtained by the coppering of Chlorophyll which follows its alkaline hydrolysis. The improved stability and brightness of Copper Chlorophyllin leads to its much wider use than Chlorophyll as a food colour.
Curcumin is the principle pigment of Turmeric and provides a bright, strong yellow colour. This pigment is extracted from the plant as an oleoresin which is then further purified to strengthen and stabilize the colour.
Curcumin is an oil soluble pigment that is available in convenient water dispersible forms that are used in a wide range of Food Products. It is extremely heat stable and may generally be used in products that fall in the acid pH range.
Red Beet Root Colour is extracted from Beet Juice which is obtained from the roots of the vegetable Beta Vulgaris. These pigments present in the Beet Root are known as Betalains which are further classified in Red Betacyanin.
Red Beet Root Colour provides a bright red to bluish red colour depending on the application and pH levels of application.