Crocin, a natural yellow pigment extracted from the fruit of gardenia jasminoides, refined by biological treatment and physical method.
1. Yellow or orange yellow powder.
2. It is easily soluble in water, ethanol water liquor, not soluble in acetone and oil.
3. Ph value has almost no influence to its color value. It's steadier than beta-carotene in either PH3-11. Especially, Crocin will be bright yellow when in alkali situation.The water solution of the pigment has a bright and stable golden-yellowish hue, especially in alkaline solution, with the absorbance peak at 440nm.
4. The revivification-resistance and microbe-resistance are excellent.
5. The pigment also has a good stability to light, heat and microbe.
6. The pigment has a good dyeing ability to starch and protein.
7. Metal ions have no influence on it but Fe. It becomes black when it met Fe.
Product Specification / Models
Application / Models
It can be used as a natural pigment for flour products, noodles, candy, cookies, drinks, wine, beverage, dairy product, fish and tinned food, cosmetics, silk cloth, cotton cloth, medicines and Chinese Herbs, etc.
Loss on drying(%):less than or equal 7
Arsenic(mg/kg):less than or equal 2
Lead(mg/kg):less than or equal 3
SYBiochemical is a leading emerging domestic enterprise manufacturing natural pigments, one of the ten demonstration enterprises of scientific-technologic innovation service system in Liuzhou, and a new hi-tech corporation & key flagship enterprise of agricultural industrialization which is authorized to undertake projects of the Spark Plan, and produce gardenia jasminoides natural pigment backed by Technology Innovation Fund for Technology-Based SMEs. Its main products include natural pigment（gardenia yellow、gardenia blue、gardenia green and so on）, high purity pharmaceutical raw materials of geniposide (more than 98%) and genipin(more than98%), gardenia oil, "Growth promoter", and so on. Our company has the annual production capacity of 100 tons of gardenia natural pigment, 10 tons of pharmaceutical raw materials geniposide, 1 ton of genipin and 20 tons of gardenia oil .Gardenia yellow pigment, our major product, is the only pure natural pigment that don't contain any organic solvent residues in the world today, have been exported to Japan, France, Brazil and USA.