Driven by the health and eco-awareness consumer trend, the demand for meat-free products is surging. This has resulted in a proliferation of meat alternatives entering the market. In Europe, the market share of meat alternatives is slightly smaller than in the US, but […]
Carmine, still “the King” of natural red colors.
Posted by BioconColors in Beverage and Cosmetics, Bixin, Carmine, News about food coloring market, Norbixin
Carmine has reigned the red zones of the color spectrum in food, beverage & cosmetics for many centuries. Carmine’s unique coloring characteristics made carmine a legendary red dye treasured by the ancient Mexicans and sold in the great Aztec marketplaces, where it attracted […]
Revised EU legislation on annatto
Posted by BioconColors in Bixin, Natural colors, News about food coloring market, Norbixin
On February 21-2020, EU voted positive on the revised annatto color legislation. This will create a better alignment between EU specifications and CODEX Standard JECFA monographs reducing regulatory complexities for manufacturers. The new annatto labeling requirements are a consequence of a more detailed […]