Color - Bluish-Red
Source - Beet Root
Color Pigments - Betanin
Solubility - Water, Ethanol, Propylene Glycol
Stability - Stable at higher pH Sensitive to light and heat
The beet juice color is used in fruit and dairy products, Fruit preparations, condiments sauces, fillings and candies, condiments, gelatin products, certain powdered beverage products. It is a rather stable colorant for products with 3.5 - 9.0 pH range. It has a mild flavor characteristic to beet root.
It is best stored in frozen form away from light. It has a longer lifespan if stored under -18 °C. It has 0.53% ± 0.3% betanin content. Acidic conditions brighten the color. It is available in powder as well as liquid form.