Food Colorants

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...

Research on Enhancing and Stabilizing Natural Colorants

Research on Enhancing and Stabilizing Natural Colorants

March 29, 2018 — Research on enhancing and stabilizing natural colorants reveals new potential benefits of using natural pigments—an important consideration, considering the mainstream and social media’s outpouring of information, whether accurate or not, regarding...

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

March 27, 2018 — 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...

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...

Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

March 29, 2018 — “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...