Natural Food Colors

Natural food colors are derived from various sources such as fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs. Unlike artificial food colors, they do not contain any synthetic or chemical components, making them a healthier and safer option for coloring foods and beverages.

Natural food colors are available in a wide range of hues, from reds and oranges to yellows and greens. They can be used to enhance the visual appeal of food products while also providing nutritional benefits, as many natural color sources contain antioxidants and other beneficial compounds.

Common natural food colorings include beet juice for red/pink, turmeric for yellow, spinach for green, and blueberries for blue/purple.

Natural Food Colors

Common NameE.NoForm
Caramel Type I Plain Scotch GradeE-150 aLiquid
Caramel Type II Caustic Sulphite GradeE-150 bLiquid
Caramel Type III Beer GradeE-150 cLiquid
Caramel Type IV Single StrengthE-150 dLiquid
Caramel Type IV Double StrengthE-150 dLiquid
Caramel PowderE-150Powder
Annatto Oil Soluble 1.5% BixinE-160 bLiquid
Annato Water Soluble 1.5% Nor-BixinE-160 bLiquid
Curcumin ColorE-100Powder
Red Beet Root Powder 0.3% to 0.45 BetanineE-162Powder
Paprika Colour Water Soluble 40,000 i.u.E-160 cLiquid
Paprika Colour Water Soluble 40,000 i.u. (Powder)E-160 cPowder
Chlorophyll GreenE-141Liquid


  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics
  • Confectionary
  • Bakery Products
  • Desserts
  • Dairy Products
  • Seasonings
  • Beverages
  • Pet Foods

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