BASF offers a wide range of nature-identical carotenoids in water-dispersible powders for beverages and oils for foods. It also has natural mixed carotenoids in a water-dispersible powder, which is ideal for beverage applications. The company’s natural beta-carotene meets consumers’ preference for natural ingredients, and the natural mixed carotenoid product provides a unique blend of carotenoids similar to that found in fruits and vegetables. BASF’s natural beta-carotene is safe for use as a color in many foods, and has shown excellent stability in food and beverage applications. The company offers options from virtually any shade of light yellow to orange to red with the natural beta-carotene covering mainly yellow shades.