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Date/Time:  1/4/21 10:31 GMT

100% water soluble food colorant spirulina extract phycocyanin

Botanicl source: Spirulina
Active ingredient: Phycocyanin
Col , or value : E10, E18,E25,E3

Solubility: 100% water soluble in cold water

Characteristic of phycocyanin : Blue granules or powders, which are protein-
binding pigments, it has the same properties as proteins with an isoelectric
point of 3.4. , it can 100% Soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol and grease.
It is unstable to heat, light and acid. It is stable under weak acidity and
neutrality (pH 4.5~8), precipitation occurs in acidity (pH4.2), and strong
alkali can be decolorized.

Brief introduction of Phycocyanin

Phycocyanin is a dark blue powder which isolated from spirulina. It can be
Mainly found in cyanobacteria, red algae and cryptophyta. The phycocyanin is
usually also classified into C-phycocyanin and R-phycocyanin. The former is
mainly present in cyanobacteria, while the latter is mainly present in red
algae, both of them are present in cryptophyta. Its function is to absorb light
(orange) and transmit light energy. It is both a protein and an excellent
natural food coloring, as well as a good health food.

1.Phycocyanin is a very rare natural nutrient that is only found in

2.Phycocyanin is one of the rare pigment proteins in nature. It is not only
bright in color, but also a nutrient-rich protein. It has a complete amino acid
composition and high essential amino acid content.

Application :

Natural Food coloring /pigement : phycocyanin is a water-soluble pigment, non-
toxic, pure blue, clear and pleasent color, and itcan be widely used as a
food coloring agent and cosmetic additive. For this product, we have E18 and E5
two specifications , E18 in power form , which is mostly used for food pigment,
E 5 is in liquid form , it widely used for beverage .

Minimum Order: 1 kilograms

100% water soluble food colorant  spirulina extract phycocyanin
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