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Red Beet or Beetroot provides a highly natural, vegetable based colouring compound. The colour is extracted and contains the main pigment: betanin. This results in a bright red colour.
Forms available are water soluble liquid and powder, as well as oil dispersible liquid.
Stability is fairly good for light and fruit acids, however it is not greatly heat-stable.
Suitable applications are confectionery, desserts, beverages, yoghurts, ice creams.
Stength is often determined by betanin content.
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