Quali®-Carotene

The β-Carotene and antioxidant

An essential source of vitamin A for consumers

In addition to its vibrant colors, our Quali®-Carotene can give food and beverages a real health boost. β-Carotene is the body’s main source of vitamin A and plays an important role in healthy vision, growth and development and healthy immune function – as well as having antioxidant properties.

The appetizing color of butter, eggs, carrots, green vegetables, tomatoes and apples are all examples of the natural beauty of foods containing carotenoids like Quali®-Carotene. In fact, you could say that DSM carotenoids are food colors borrowed directly from nature.

As the company responsible for the world’s first commercial synthesis of β-Carotene, we can provide you with a vast assortment of color choices for formulation into your applications (singly or mixed). Our coloration solutions are tailor-made to meet your exact product specifications and offer unique advantages in supply, cost, quality, application and regulatory requirements.

More color choices

From pale lemon yellow to vibrant orange and red, we can provide a vast assortment of color choices. Quali®-Carotene can be formulated into your applications, singly or mixed, to produce a virtually unlimited number of color tones and shades, formulated to meet your needs.

Consistent color quality

Quali®-Carotene helps you maintain uniform color consistency throughout your product line. Whereas certain food dyes and extracts have a tendency to become unstable and fade over time, our carotenoids are stable and far more tolerant to the effects of direct sunlight.

Natural colors with health benefits

β-Carotene is a natural pigment – and the body’s main source of vitamin A. This essential vitamin plays an important role in healthy vision, growth and development and healthy immune function. The antioxidant properties of β-Carotene also help protect vital cell constituents from damage caused by free radicals.

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