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  • Bright Ideas: The Evolution of Natural Colours

    Use of natural colour has increased rapidly in recent years, as food companies have looked to switch out artificial alternatives-but precisely what they are looking for is changing over time. [View Details]
  • New Report looks into Global Food Colorants Market that is Poised to Reach $2.46 billion by 2020

    Food colorants demand is expected to grow with increasing applications in confectionery and bakery items, medicines and pharmaceutical drugs, beverages, cosmetics and toiletries, meat, sea food and pet food. [View Details]
  • Natural and Organic Trends Drive European Food Colourings Growth

    Europe is the fastest growing market for food colouring driven by demand in natural and organic products, according to a new report from Grand View Research. [View Details]
  • Botanical Ingredients

    A Botanical Ingredient is a component of a cosmetic or personal care product that originates from plants (herbs, roots, flowers, fruits, leaves or seeds). [View Details]
  • What is a Botanical Drug?

    A botanical drug product is intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in humans. [View Details]
  • Gardenias in different countries

    In China and Japan, Gardenia jasminoides is called zh?zi (??) and kuchinashi (?), respectively. Its blossom is used as a yellow dye, used on fabric and food (including the Korean mung bean jelly called hwangpomuk). Its fruits are also used in traditional Chinese medicine for their clearing, calming, and cooling properties.[5] [View Details]
  • News of Natural Biological Crosslinker Genipin

    Genipin is a hydrolytic product of geniposide, which is found in the fruit of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis. The components of the fruit have been used in traditional Chinese medicine and as a blue colorant by food industries in East Asia. The structure of genipin was discovered in the 1960ís. Because it is a naturally occurring, biodegradable molecule with low cytotoxicity, genipin has recently been investigated as a crosslinking material in many biological applications. [View Details]
  • Global Natural Colorant and Flavor Market 2014-2018

    The analysts forecast the Global Natural Colorant and Flavor market to grow at a CAGR of 6.35 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for natural food products by consumers. The Global Natural Colorant and Flavor market has also been witnessing the growth in the Food and Beverage industry. [View Details]


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