Principles for the use of natural pigments

- Nov 15, 2018-

The international management of natural pigments is not very strict, in the use of pigments, as long as the three principles can be unimpeded, these three principles for (1) The selection of internationally recognized natural pigments, (2) The countries identified as can be tinted food color (3) The amount of pigment added to the color of the food should be lower than the maximum content of the control. For example, beetroot extract is a natural pigment that is permitted in Sweden, but is only allowed in special foods, such as confectionery, flour, pastries and edible sugar coats, and its use is limited, and the amount used in edible sugar coats must not exceed 20 mg/kg (in beet red).