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Cocoa pigment is extracted from the cocoa shell, which is the shell of the phoenix family plant. The appearance of the product is brown powder, odorless and odorless, but it has a chocolate flavor and slightly bitter taste. It is easily soluble in water. The 0.1% aqueous solution is clear and easily soluble in water.
And dilute ethanol; stable near neutral pH, little change during storage, stable color tone, good dyeability to protein, starch, etc., and anti-oxidation; good heat resistance, it will not change color when used in baked foods; good light resistance , UV radiation does not change; hardly affected by hydrogen peroxide, bleaching powder and other oxidants.
Cocoa coloring is used for the coloring of soft drinks, mixed wines, carbonated beverages, candies, pastries, soy milk beverages, ice creams, biscuits, etc., and is chocolate coloring. It can be widely used as a chocolate or caramel coloring agent in various foods.
According to my country's regulations, the scope of use and maximum dosage of this product: soft drinks, mixed liquor, 1.0 g/kg; cola-type beverages, 2.0 g/kg; candy and pastry cosmetics, 3.0 g/kg; soy milk, beverages, 0.25 g/kg ; ice cream, biscuits, 0.04 g/kg
safety of cacao husk pigment
Cocoa pigment is a natural pigment with high safety performance. It has been proved through acute and subacute toxicity tests in rats that no matter whether it is injected or taken orally, cocoa pigment did not show any symptoms of poisoning in each group of experimental animals, and there was no death. As the dose increases, the color of the feces of the experimental animals also darkens.