Gardenia blue color is a kind of natural edible pigment which extract from rubiaceous plant gardenia fruit (Gardenia jasminoides Ellis ). It is a pure natural water soluble food color.
Gardenia Blue mainly contain of crocin and crocetin. Gardenia Blue is 100% water soluble, it’s stable in medium at PH 4.0-8.0,It has a good resistance to temperature, but not to light. Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and Pacific Islands.
The genus was named by Carl Linnaeus and John Ellis after Dr. Alexander Garden (1730-1791), a Scottish-born American naturalist.
|Product Name||Gardenia Blue|
|Color Value (1%,1cm 600+/-5nm)||E30-100|
|Appearance||Dark Blue Fine Powder|
|Extract Solvent||Water & Ethanol|
|Solubility||100% Soluble in water|
|Part Used||Gardenia Fruit|
|Certificate||Organic , FDA , HALAL , KOSHER|
|Loss on drying||<7%|
|Aerobic Plate Count||<1000 cfu/g|
|Yeast & Mold||<100cfu/g|
Gardenia Blue Main Function:
1. Gardenia yellow can be used as coloring in the production of beverage, wine, cake, ice-cream, ice-lolly, preserved fruit, expansion food, jelly, flour cake, candy;
1. Gardenia Yellow can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, raw-wet flour products, raw-dry flour products, cereal products fillings, cocoa products, chocolates and chocolate products, fruit-flavor beverages, beverages of fruit and vegetable juice (pulp), frozen drinks(edible ice excluded), candy, cakes, preserved fruits, jelly, puffed food, canned nuts & seeds, imitation wine;
2. When use Gardenia Yellow, dissolve the color with a small amount of water first, and then mix the color solution with food materials;