Monascus Red Pigment Count:1586 Date:3/17/2015 5:00:27 PM
Other Name: Monascus red,Monascus purpureus Went red,natural dye,natural pigment,natural color,natural red
Monascus Red Pigments (Red Kojic Rice) is an edible natural color made from rice as the main raw material , adopting modern submerged fermentation and distinctive extract technology based on bioengineering principle and traditional Chinese Red-mould-rice(Angkak) production technique. Characterizing in high chromogenic equivalent, unadulterated tint, stable toward light and heat, adaptation to wide PH range ,good solubility in both water and alcohol, nontoxic, convenient and easy to use, Monascus Red pigment can be widely used in food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics industry and others. It is also believed that natural Monascus Red pigment contains some functional substances.
Monascus Red Pigment

Characteristics Monascus Red  Natural Pigment

The appearance of red rice red is purplish red liquid or powder. The main ingredient is cyanidin-3-glucoside, a kind of anthocyan. It can dissolve in alcohol and water easily, cannot dissolve in acetone and petroleum benzene. It has a good resistance to light and heat, but not to oxidant. Na+,K+,Ca2+,Ba2+,Zn2+,Cu2+and trace Fe2+ do not affect the pigment, but the shade of color becomes rose when there are much Sn2+,and becomes fading and deposition to Pb2+ and much Fe2+. The shade of color solution is red when PH is between 1~6, pale brown to yellow when PH is between 7~12

Quality Standard Monascus Red  Natural Pigment

E1%,1cm,505nm 20 20
ash 1% 1%
Arsenic (ppm) 2mg/kg 2mg/kg
lead(Pb) 3mg/kg 3mg/kg
Total bacteria 20/g 20/g
E, coil 100/g 100/g

Applicationsand Usage Instruction(in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives

Used in wine, sweets, cooked meat, ice-cream, frozen sucker, biscuit, jelly, dilatant food and so on.

Usage Reference(in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)

When using pigments of powder, get a little water, put the exact amount of pigment into the water according to the required amount, and stir the pigment into paste, and finally add required amount of water into the paste. Keep stirring till the paste turns into an ideal liquid.

Package Monascus Red  Natural Pigment

Powder is packed with corrugated box, carton, or plastic drum with inner double plastic bags, net weight is 10kg or 20kg for each container. Liquid is packed with plastic drum, net weight is 20kg.Package standards are also available according to consumer‵s demand.

Storage Monascus Red  Natural Pigment

Sealed, avoid light, store in a cool and dry place.

Shelf Life Monascus Red  Natural Pigment

If the storage condition attains as mentioned above, powder is two years from production date. Once opened, should seal up again and use within six months.

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