What is spirulina blue ?
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What is spirulina blue ?

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The Spirulina extract is a blue coloring agent used in a wide range of foods and beverages including flavored dairy products, cheese, dairy based desserts, processed fruits and vegetables, baked good and baking mixes, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and beverage bases, breakfast cereals, cocoa products, confectionery products (including soft and hard candy and chewing gum), egg products, gravies and sauces, herbs and spices, condiments and soup and soup mixes, as well as in nutritional supplements and pharmaceuticals.

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Spirulina extract is obtained by aqueous extraction of the biomass of Arthrospira platensis, an edible cyanobacterium. Commercial products are formulated in liquid and powder forms.

Applications of blue spirulina powder ?

The Spirulina extract is a blue coloring agent used in a wide range of foods and beverages including flavored dairy products, cheese, dairy based desserts, processed fruits and vegetables, baked good and baking mixes, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and beverage bases, breakfast cereals, cocoa products, confectionery products (including soft and hard candy and chewing gum), egg products, gravies and sauces, herbs and spices, condiments and soup and soup mixes, as well as in nutritional supplements and pharmaceuticals.

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Spirulina extract also called phycocyanin powder whic is water souble with just beautiful color. Phycocyanin can be used in many practices, it is particularly used medicine and foods applications. It can also be used in genetics, where it acts a tracer due to its natural fluorescence. 

Does phycocyanin safe ?

In the USA, Spirulina extract is exempt from certification and may be safely used to color confections (including candy and chewing gum), frostings, ice cream and frozen desserts, dessert coatings and toppings, beverage mixes and powders, yogurts, custards, puddings, cottage cheese, gelatin, breadcrumbs, ready-to-eat cereals (excluding extruded cereals), coating formulations applied to dietary supplement tablets and capsules at levels consistent with GMP, and to seasonally color the shells of hard-boiled eggs,(21 CFR 73.530) coating formulations applied to drug tablets and capsules at levels consistent with GMP (21 CFR 73.1530). Which is 100% safe for food and medicine applications.

As kind of natural colorant, phycocyanin identified it's colorant ability by its E number.Normally we have Phycocyanin E 6, E 18. The bigger the E number is the strong colorant ability is.


 Beside these amazing charstacterics of the phycocyanin, phycocyanin is kind of natural anti-oxidiant . In this case, phycocyanin can also be a good supplement for the healthy care products. 


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