Color - Yellowish orange Source - Carrot
Pigment - Beta Carotene
Form - Oil powder
Solubility - Water Dispersible
Application - Sorbets, beverages, confectionery, Sauces
Stability - pH 2 to 9
Stable in heat and light

The color has a mild flavour characteristic of carrot. It should be stored below 136°C in a cool dry for enhanced shelf life. It is obtained by the hexane extraction of edible carrots with subsequent removal of the hexane by vacuum distillation. This contains oils, fats, waxes, and carrotenoids naturally occurring in carrots.

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