On April 10th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Spirulina extract as a natural blue coloring ingredient in an expanded range of aplications , beyond the recently authorized gums and candies.

diana color impactAs part of its COLOR’IMPACT offer, DIANA provides its customers with spirulina based solutions for the corresponding applications including gums, candies, ice cream, frozen desserts and yogurts.

DIANA COLOR’IMPACT offers a full rainbow of natural colors. Beside blue color, DIANA uses spirulina extract to provide natural colors from green to purple shades. Available in powder or liquid, these solutions offer customers the insurance of high quality products as DIANA guarantees a mastery of upstream spirulina selection.

As Olivier Cima, in charge of DIANA’s color strategy, highlights : "This authorization is a great opportunity for Diana and its customers. Our spirulina based solutions have no preservatives, dyes, pesticides or irradiation used in production. Keeping sustainability in mind, the quality and traceability of the spirulina extract is key".

DIANA remains at customer’s disposal to provide specific support in their natural color projects.


The Food division of DIANA group offers a large range of natural colors including solutions for the replacement of carmine or artificial colors. DIANA combines a fully integrated expertise: varietal selection on seeds, control of raw materials, appropriate process technologies, formulation of innovative solutions suitable for different applications and markets.

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