Coloration Solutions

Discover our naturally-sourced coloration portfolio

Demand is growing for appealing, more natural and healthier products 

Consumer interest and demand for natural ingredients continue to grow. To help meet this need, dsm-firmenich delivers natural and nature-based colors to the food and beverage and dietary supplement industries. Our coloration solutions are tailor-made to meet your needs and uniquely positioned to address common challenges of supply, cost, quality, application, and regulatory requirements. Our color solutions include more than colors.

Why choose dsm-firmenich color solutions?

Our carotenoid-based colors will optimize your coloration costs, maintain uniform consistency throughout your product line and address the growing need for more natural ingredients.

Explore our Coloration Ingredients

dsm-firmenich is a leading provider of carotenoids and coloration solutions to the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries.

  • Apocarotenal


    Apocarotenal (or trans-β-apo-8'-carotenal) from DSM is an orange-red pigment, ideal for use foods like processed cheese and beverages.

  • Canthaxanthin


    Canthaxanthin from DSM is a natural orange-yellow pigment and potent lipid-soluble antioxidant, ideal for foods like confectionery and beverages.

  • CaroCare®


    CaroCare® natural carotenoids from DSM deliver the highest quality natural-source β-Carotene available today; ideal for ready-to-drink beverages.

  • FloraGLO® Lutein

    FloraGLO® Lutein

    FloraGLO® Lutein from DSM can provide a vast assortment of color choices for formulation into applications, like sports beverages, supporting healthy vision.

  • Quali®-Carotene


    Quali®-Carotene from DSM is a β-Carotene that brings vibrant color and health benefits to food and beverages –including vitamin A.

  • redivivo® Lycopene

    redivivo® Lycopene

    redivivo® Lycopene from DSM offers superior stability, greater nutrient absorption and very low extrusion losses in food and beverage applications, such as confectionery.

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