Colouring foods: WFSI’s range is made from a variety of fruit and vegetable extracts

Pumpkin and carrot extracts added to colouring range

By Noli Dinkovski

A pumpkin extract and a special carrot variety are the two new additions to a range of natural colouring foods from Wild Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI), a division of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Swiss food firm uses potato as natural pink colouring

Potato with pink promise

Swiss food colouring manufacturer, Wild Flavors, is using the purple sweet potato as a natural source of pink and violet food colouring.

Confectionery firms' bright colours without higher dose levels

Bright natural colours without higher dose levels

Sensient Food Colors Europe has launched a range of high-load natural colours for pan-coated sweets that achieve bright, attractive colour shades without needing higher dose levels to match the performance of their synthetic counterparts.

New natural colouring agent for confectionery

'Natural' blue colour originates from spirulina

Chr Hansen has launched a 'natural' blue shade of colourant that can be used in the manufacture of confectionery or chewing gum in the US. The colourant is based on spirulina: a blue-green algae that occurs naturally in tropical and sub-tropical...

Natural selection

Natural selection

As the drive towards natural colours gathers further momentum, manufacturers need to adapt their processes to the challenges this presents. Lou Reade reports

Nothing to declare

Nothing to declare

First it was the Co-op Group, then M&S. As more retailers jump on the 'additive-free' bandwagon, Rebecca Green looks at the challenges facing colour producers


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