The world is moving toward healthier and natural food ingredients due to consumers’ awareness increase about the health effects of the natural and organic products and food colors are not an exception. The market for the natural food color is expected to reach $3.2 billion by 2027.

The demand for natural food colors are increasing compared to synthetic colors day by day and therefore, the food manufacturers are using natural food colors to make the products more attractive.

The natural food colors market is mainly segmented into carmine, anthocyanins, caramel, annatto, carotenoids, chlorophyll, spirulina, turmeric, beet, and other natural food colors, where carmine has the largest share of the overall natural colors market in 2019.

The source of natural food colors are:

  • Plant
  • Mineral
  • Micro-organism
  • Animal

Natural food colors come is the forms of liquid, powder, gel and emulsion and are used in all food applications such as:

  • Processed food products
    • Bakery, Snacks, and Cereal
    • Dairy
    • Confectionery
    • Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
    • Oil and Fats
    • Others
  • Beverages
    • Non-Alcoholic beverages
      • Carbonated Soft Drinks
      • Functional Drinks
      • Juice and Juice Concentrates
      • Others
    • Alcoholic beverages


Should you have any inquiry about natural food colors, please do not hesitate to contact us. At FGI, we assure supplying the highest quality of food ingredients to our customers.