After what feels like decades of straining to eat virtuously, the backlash has arrived in the form of a generalized weariness with the whole notion of “good for you.” How else to explain the success of foodservice stunts like the Pop-Tart ice cream sandwich from hamburger purveyor Carl’s Jr., or Taco Bell’s successful-beyond-belief Doritos Locos Taco?
Chr. Hansen has introduced a strong alternative to annatto. By replacing annatto with the beta-carotene based WhiteWhey colors, cheese producers will experience an 85-95% reduction in color transfer to the whey, resulting in a production process that is simpler, faster and cheaper.
FMC Health and Nutrition significantly strengthened its natural colors offering with the 2012 acquisition of Phytone Ltd.’s unique color technology and its 2011 acquisition of Chilean-based South Pole Biogroup.