Food Colorants

The State of Natural Colorants  [Presentation]

The State of Natural Colorants [Presentation]

“You eat with your eyes.” This saying expresses the importance of a food’s appearance, with color often crucial. Consumers are increasingly turning towards natural colors in their foods, mainly from fruit and vegetable sources, but their optimal use in formulated...

Understanding Natural Food Colorants

Understanding Natural Food Colorants

Winston Boyd, Ph.D., Principal Consultant and Owner, Earthwise Technology, provided valuable insight toward a better understanding of natural food colorants in his presentation titled “Natural Colorants: The Opportunities and Challenges in Using Them Successfully,”...

2022 Clean Label Conference-Day 1 Program (May 24)

The 8th in-person 2022 Clean Label Conference will be held at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois (near O'Hare International Airport). Sessions specifically targeting sugar and salt reduction are on Day 2. Presentations that include information on product and...

Using Natural Colorants Successfully [Presentation]

Using Natural Colorants Successfully [Presentation]

The presentation titled "Natural Colorants: The Opportunities and Challenges in Using Them Successfully," was given by Winston A. Boyd, Ph.D., Principal Consultant and Owner, Earthwise Technology. This presentation was part of Global Food Forums' 2021 Premium Webinar...

Use of Colors for Optimal Flavor Perception

Use of Colors for Optimal Flavor Perception

Clean labeling efforts may mean colorants will be avoided, yet use of colors for optimal flavor perception may prove essential in capturing how consumers perceive a food product, noted Debra Zellner, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Montclair State University, and...

Flavor Formation: Does Natural Mean Clean Label?

Flavor Formation: Does Natural Mean Clean Label?

In looking at flavor formation, does natural mean clean label? “All natural” and “clean label” do not necessarily equate with one another, began Deepthi K. Weerasinghe, Ph.D., Principal, dP3 Consulting, in his presentation “Formation of Flavor—Is Natural the same as...

Lycored Stable Color Range

Lycored Stable Color Range

Lycored will highlight proof of stability of their super stable color range across a number of challenging applications. Stable natural reds, oranges and yellows can be difficult to source in natural and highly stable form.The Global Food Forums Technology Snapshot...

Chr Hansen FruitMax Red

Chr Hansen FruitMax Red

FruitMax® Red is high yield and minimally processed sweet potato that provides a unique red color through natural selection and breeding. It offers superior process and shelf life stability in a multitude of food products. The Global Food Forums Technology Snapshot...

California Natural Color: Crystal Colors

California Natural Color: Crystal Colors

California Natural Color: Crystal Colors are made from natural sources without the use of carriers. The ease of handling, solubility, color strength and stability make our crystals the ideal alternative to traditional coloring methods. The Global Food Forums...

Color’s Effect on Odor Perception

Color’s Effect on Odor Perception

The effect of color on odor/flavor identification, liking and perceived intensity when experienced both orthonasally (through the nostrils) and retronasally (through the mouth) was reviewed. The impact that color has on odor/flavor perception when the color is...