Some studies have found that artificial food colors
cause behavioral problems or other health problems in children, while others haven't supported these claims.
USPRwire, Thu Sep 21 2017] In 2014, Europe and North America accounted for more than 60% share of the pie in terms of revenue in natural food colors
market and projected to maintain their dominance in future.
In 2014, North America accounted for a lions share in the global natural food colors
and flavors market.
com)-- The global natural food colors
market size is expected to surpass US$ 2.
Sensient Food Colors
Europe has developed proprietary technology in the extraction of Spirulina blue that complies with both the new EU Guidance Notes and FDA quality specifications.
The food colors
market is one of the segments of the food additives market.
The addition of food colors
to various food items has a long tradition in all countries of the world.
A new report on the food colors
market, combining market expertise from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research, showed that the value of natural colors has overtaken that of artificial/synthetic colors on a global scale for the first time.
Another company specializing in natural (as well as organic) food colors
is Nature's Flavors, whose products are widely used commercially in ice cream, baked goods, frosting, dairy products, syrups, sauces, beverages and even hair colors.
BACKGROUND: The proposition that synthetic food colors
can induce adverse behavioral effects in children was first enunciated in 1975 by Feingold [Why Your Child Is Hyperactive.
The British government is now asking food manufacturers to remove artificial food colors
A 2004 meta-analysis of 15 double-blind placebo-controlled trials on hyperactivity and artificial food colors
by researchers from Columbia University found that neurobehavioral toxicity may characterize a number of widely used chemicals, such as artificial food colors