Gardenia Green, a natural food pigment, is got from the gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides ELLIS) fruit of madder family by biological fermentation. The appearance of gardenia green is dark green. It can easily dissolve in water, ethanol solution and propylene glycol solution, can not dissolve in organic solvent. The shade is stable in medium when PH is between 4 to 8.It has a good resistance to temperature, but not to light. The dyeability is good to protein than star.
Functions and Applications
Gardenia green can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, jam, fruit-flovoured beverages, fruit and vegetable juice,candy, cake, imitation wine, frozen drinks ( excluding 03.04 edible ice ) , salted vegetable, fried nuts and seeds, fillings for cereal products, fillings for bakery wares, condiments, protein beverages, solid beverages, puffed food.