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Natural food grade dye extraction techniques

Author Affiliations

  • 1Food Science and Nutrition Institute, University of Sargodha, Sargodha-401000, Punjab, Pakistan

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 9, Issue (2), Pages 24-27, April,18 (2019)


Natural food grade colors demand is increasing progressively because of consumer awareness as they are eco-friendly as well as have various pharmacological benefits for human health. It is need of the day to develop viable technologies as well as they should be cost effective to extract food grade colors from natural sources especially utilizing waste of organic compounds. The purpose of this review article is purely for consumers and manufacturers to attain knowledge about the extraction techniques either conventional or recent technologies of food colors with respect to natural color application.


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