Lac is a natural dye that is extracted from scale insects (Kerria lacca) found in Asia. Lac has been used as a natural dye for hundreds of years.
Lac Dye Red（Shellac red） is a natural food color extracted from the female insect Laccifer lacca which is attach to legume and mulberry plants, by the process of extracting with weak sodium carbonate solution and refining. The main composition is laccaic acid A and laccaic acid B,C,D,E etc
Application of Shellac Red
Lac Dyc Red can be widely used in beverages of fruit vegetable juice(pulp),fruit-flavoured beverages,soda pop,compound seasonings,jam,cocoa products,chocolates and chocolate products,candy,imitation wine.