Apocarotenal > for food and beverages

Carotenoids are not essential but they have a lot of important functions in the human body. Some of the carotenoids have a provitamin A, such as the carotenoid Apocarotenal. Generally carotenoids are an important source for vitamin A in the human nutrition.

Brands

Apocarotenal

Properties

Apocarotenal is available as oily dispersion and (new!) also as a powder grade.
Stability: Carotenoids are sensitive to light, heat and oxygen. Therefore the storage in a tightly sealed, lightproof packaging at a cool place is recommended. After opening the package, the product should be used as quickly as possible. Stored in the unopened original packaging the products are stable for at least 24 to 36 months.

Applications

Apocarotenal as oily dispersion is mainly used for coloring of fats, oils, margarine, and other fat-containing foods.
The powder form (Apocarotenal 2 CWD) has been developed for the application in beverages, e.g. as “natural” substitute of the azo dye sunset yellow.