Food Colorants

Effective Use of Colors for Optimal Flavor Perception

Effective Use of Colors for Optimal Flavor Perception

Clean labeling efforts may mean colorants will be avoided, yet color may prove essential in capturing how consumers perceive a food product, noted Debra Zellner, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Montclair State University, and Affiliated Faculty Member at Monell...

Flavor Use: Is Natural Necessarily Clean Label?

Flavor Use: Is Natural Necessarily 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 Clean Label?” In the absence of a regulatory definition for...

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

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 Technology Snapshot Advisory Panel...

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...

Research on New Methods to Enhance and Stabilize Natural Colorants

Research on New Methods to Enhance and Stabilize Natural Colorants

Food colorants have joined consumers’ growing demand for clean label and natural ingredients, particularly considering mainstream and social media’s outpouring of information, whether accurate or not, regarding adverse health effects from the consumption of synthetic...

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

In dealing with clean food and beverage package labels, “we are really dealing with consumer perceptions,” said Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN, President of Concept Nutrition, Inc. This spells opportunity, she proposed in her presentation “Ingredient Labeling Considers...

Challenges and Solutions: Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

Challenges and Solutions: Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

“As you have all probably come to realize by now, we are dealing with a clean label market that is still quite immature,” said Will Lennon, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Imbibe, a beverage development company. “This means that pricing hasn’t yet equilibrated;...

Clean Label Colorants Presentation

Clean Label Colorants Presentation

Consumer and food industry demand, as well as changes in regulations have helped drive interest in naturally-derived colorants to replace synthetic ones. This presentation reviewed major biological and environmental sources of natural colorants. The chemical...