- The concentrated powder obtained after removing solvents from an extracted aqueous solution.
- The coloring principle is chiefly Carminic acid; may also contain proteinaceous material derived from the source.
- The coloring principle may also be in association with ammonium, potassium or sodium cations, singly or in combination, and these cations may also be in excess.
Appearance in Food
Orange or Red to pink depends on the ingredients.
Liqueur, desserts, confectionery, yogurt, milk shake, jellies, sausages salami and any other foods with an aqueous phase.