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FastColours offers several different  types of Food Colours

1) Natural Food Colours -  Water Soluble Powders    
Natural Food Colours

2) Natural Food Pigments - Oil dispersible, insoluble in water  Natural Food Pigments

3) Synthetic Food Dyes - Water Soluble Granules and Powders    Synthetic Food Dyes

4) Synthetic Food Lakes - Oil soluble / Dispersible, insoluble in water.   Synthetic Food Lakes

5) Natural Food Pearlescent Pigments - Glitters and interfence colours, insoluble in water.  Pearlescent (Glitter) Pigments

Our food colours are for use in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, detergents, and food sectors, but they can also be used in many ndustrial applications.

Please click on the group of interest to you.

Please note, just because a colour has an E-number it does not mean that it can be used in all food and drink applications.  EU Regulation No 1129/2011 which amended Annex II to EU Regulation No 1333/2008 lists which colours can be used, maximum amounts and into which products. Please click here
EU Food Colorant Groups to find basic information for each of our food colorants.   For specific information on your application please contact the company.  Contact Us.

Click on the specific food colour for details of prices for 1,2 and 5 Kg. Prices shown exclude VAT.

Samples are available for each colour from £7.00 + VAT. This is refunded if you subsequently buy 1 Kg or more of the same colour.

You can mix the colours to produce a variety of different shades. For example mixing E102 Tartrazine and E142 Green S would give you a lime green colour or mixing E133 Brilliant Blue FCF with E124 Ponceau 4R would give you a purple colour.

They are highly concentrated and so a little colour can go a long way.  The easiest way to use the water soluble colours is to make a concentrated solution of, for example, of 1% strength and then add a specific volume for your end use.

This will enable you control the amount of colour you are adding. Click here for
the method for dissolving the dyes.

For applications of these colours, please click on Applications for Water Soluble & Food Dyes.

Alternatively, please click on Applications at the top where a variety of different applications together with suitable dyes are shown.

If you need help please contact the company.  Please click on
Contact Us.

Technical help is given to the best of our general knowledge without guarantee or warranty. It is the responsibility of the user to test the suitability of the products under their processing conditions.
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