Food Color

Color gives vibrancy to food that visually stimulates and enhances the presentation of the food. In addition, food coloring can compensate loss or fading of color which happens during the manufacturing process and/or during storage.
Glico Nutrition has full spectrum of color products available for different food types to provide solution for your processing needs.

Red Coloring

Monascus Color

Product Features Food Applications
MONAS COLOR 1000P (powder) Color: bright red

Highly concentrated in powder form.
Minced fish (surimi)
・Processed meat products
・Confectionery
・Soup & Sauce
・Processed dairy products

Lac Color

Product Features Food Applications
LAC COLOR RL (powder) Color: reddish purple

Excellent light and heat resistant.
・Confectionery
・Ice cream
・Processed dairy products
・Minced seafood products
・Processed meat products

Cochineal Color (Carmie)

Product Features Food Applications
COCHINEAL COLOR RC (powder) Color: bright pink

Excellent light and heat resistant.
・Confectionery
・Ice cream
・Processed dairy products
・Minced seafood products
・Processed meat products

Color Formula

Product Features Food Applications
CREATION COLOR ALM (powder) Color: reddish orange

Better fading resistant compared to MONAS COLOR 1000P.

Ideal for use in minced fish (surimi).
・Minced fish (surimi)

Beet Red

Product Features Food Applications
BEET COLOR 750P (powder) Color: vivid pink

Stable in acidic to neutral.
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert
・Dairy based beverage

Yellow Coloring

Gardenia Yellow

Product Features Food Applications
KUCHINA COLOR 400PS (powder) Color: bright yellow

Highly purified to prevent fading by enzyme reaction.
・Noodles Syrup for chestnuts
・Minced seafood products
・Confectionery
・Processed egg products
KUCHINA COLOR 500GS (granular) Color: bright yellow

Highly purified to prevent fading by enzyme reaction.

Granular dye.

Water soluble.
・Noodles
KUCHINA COLOR 750GS (granular) Color: bright yellow

1.6 times more concentrated than KUCHINA COLOR 500GS.
・Noodles Syrup for chestnuts
・Minced seafood products
・Confectionery
・Processed egg products

Paprika extract

Product Features Food Applications
PAPRIKA COLOR 1400P (powder) Color: reddish orange

Water-dispersible dye in powder form (Concentration 20,000 CV).
・Kimchi
・Soup & Sauce
・Seasoning
・Minced fish (surimi)
・Bread crumbs
・Frozen dessert
・Curry Confectionery

Carthamus Yellow

Product Features Food Applications
BENIBANA YELLOW AP (powder) Color: vivid yellow

Highly luminescent and excellent heat resistant.

Water soluble.

Maintains acidic base.
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert
・Beverages
・Bread
・Noodles

Blue Coloring

Gardenia Blue

Product Features Food Applications
KUCHINA BLUE 1250P (powder) Color: vivid blue

Highly luminescent and excellent heat resistant.
・Candy
・Noodles

Green Coloring

Gardenia Green

Product Features Food Applications
KUCHINA GREEN P1 (powder) Color: green

Combination of Gardenia yellow and Gardenia blue.
・Bread
・Noodles
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert
KUCHINA GREEN P2 (powder) Color: green

Produces darker green than KUCHINA GREEN P1.
・Bread
・Noodles
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert
KUCHINA GREEN PG1 (granular) Color: green

Granular version of KUCHINA GREEN P1.

Water soluble.
・Bread
・Noodles
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert
KUCHINA GREEN PG2 (granular) Color: green

Granular version of KUCHINA GREEN P2.

Water soluble.
・Bread
・Noodles
・Confectionery
・Frozen dessert

Brown Coloring

Cacao Color

Product Features Food Applications
CHOCO COLOR 610P (powder) Color: reddish chocolate brown

Excellent light and heat resistant.

Water soluble.

Ideal to use as food protein dye.
・Confectionery
・Processed meat products
・Filling

Black Coloring

Vegetable Carbon

Product Features Food Applications
TAKESUMI POWDER 5P(powder) Color: black

Ultra-fine powder that has an average particle diameter of 5μm.

Contains very little impurities resulting in a silky texture.

Water-dispersible dye.
・Confectionery
・Bread
・Noodles

Sepia/Squid Ink

Product Features Food Applications
IKASUMI POWDER (powder) Color: black

Powder dye without typical squid ink odor.

Water-dispersible dye.
・Bread
・Noodles

For enquiries, contact Glico Nutrition Co., Ltd., Global Sales Division
4-6-5, Utajima, Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka 555-8502 Japan
FAX: +81 6-6477-8673
E-mail g-ingredients@gf.glico.co.jp