FAQ's on Food Colours

What is a Food Colour?
It is a dye that spreads colour when applied to a Food, Drug & Cosmetic.

What are Dyes and Lakes?
Synthetic food colours are available for use either as "dye" or their "lake."
Dye is soluble in water. You can say it “Primary colours”.
Whereas, Lakes are water insoluble Colours. Lake colours are dispersible in veg. oil, fat, sucrose etc.

What type of food colours is Dynemic manufacturing?
Dynemic manufactures complete range of Water soluble Colours and Lake Colours. In the entire world there are very few manufacturers, who produce complete range of colours. There are many small producers, who produced rarely 2-3 colours that too in small quantity.

So be sure you buy from manufacturer, who can offer complete range of colours, in big quantum, best quality & of course with prompt delivery for long-term business.

Which is the most frequently used food colours worldwide?
Tartrazine, Sunset yellow, Allura Red, Amaranth, Carmoisine, Ponceau 4R, Erythrosine, Brilliant Blue, Indigo Carmine etc.

What is use of Water Soluble food colours?
Primary Food Colours being easily soluble in water and has wide application like in Foodstuff, Beverages, Animal feeds, Sea-Foods, Meat & Fish products, Cosmetics, Toiletry products etc.

What is use of Lake Colours?
Lake Colours are widely used in cosmetic, pharmaceuticals, bakery products, Dairy products Packaging for Foodstuffs etc.

What types of regulations exists for the use of Food Colours?
In every country government has laid down certain norms & specifications for food colours and the product must satisfy all that norms.

Is Dynemic manufacturing?
This is very important question. There are many companies from India, who are claiming them selves as leader in the food colour market, but the fact is they don’t have manufacturing facility for food colours. Thus we always welcome our buyers to visit our manufacturing facility and let them decide what the truth is.

Which Food Colours are approved by US FDA for use in Food?
Tartrazine, Sunset Yellow, Allura Red, Erythroisine, Brilliant Blue, Indigo Carmine, & Green S. Dynemic offer all the certified colours approved by US FDA.

What sort of packing options are available from Dynemic?
Food Colours are packed in 25 kg HDPE Drum with LD Liner. Also Dynemic offers convenience packing option to buyers i.e. 0.600 Kg, 1 Kg. Small packing is packed in corrugated box for extra safety.


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