Product Introduction :
Gardenia yellow or Crocin Yellow powder is one of the most popular pigment ever. It is generally orange-yellow powder or dark yellow liquid.
Botanical source: Fruit of Gardenia jasminoides
Appearance: orange to yellow fine powder<br>
Color scale: E60 or customized
Application: Food and Beverage, fabrics, liquor.
Phyical and chemical character
The major components of Gardenia yellow are crocin and crocetin. It is a rare carotenoid that dissolve well in water, and its aqueous solution is lemon yellow.
Solubility: Easily soluble in polar solvents such as water and ethanol, but hardly soluble in non-polar solvents such as benzene and gasoline.
Since the crocetin in the gardenia yellow pigment is an acidic component, the pigment is more soluble in alkaline solutions.
Spectral characteristics: The aqueous solution of gardenia yellow pigment in the ultraviolet-visible region has three absorption peaks: 238, 325, 440nm, which are the characteristic absorption peaks of geniposide, chlorogenic acid, crocetin and crocetin. The maximum absorption peak is at 440nm.
Our product keep in line with the GB 7912-2010, National food safety code of Gardenia yellow as food addictive, which is a mandatory requirement in China. Both Gardenia yellow in powder and liquid available.
1% 1cm E@(440±5nm)
Orange yellow fine powder
100% Through 80 mesh
Loss on Drying
Total Plate Count
Total Yeast & Mold
well-closed, preserved in cool , shady, dry place
Inner:PE bag, food grade; Out :paper box