|1.||Color||Greenish Yellow to Yellow|
|2.||Pigment||Chlorophyll, xanthophyll and Catotene|
|5.||Heat Stability||Medium - Good|
|8.||pH Stability||Medium - Good|
|9.||Applications||Ice cream, delicatessen, baked goods, fruit preparations|
Stinging Nettle is a major commercial source of chlorophyll which is commonly used as a coloring agent . The stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is used in foods such as nettle soup and nettle cheese. Stinging nettle leaves are rich in chlorophyll a and b, xanthophylls, ß-carotene and vitamins A, B2 and C.