Beetroot red is extracted from the root of red beet(Bata vulgaris L.Var rabra.) It’s a kind of water soluble natural red color. Main ingredient:Betanin Appearance: Red purple to deep purple powder Hue:The hue varies with the solution’s PH,PH 3-7,Purple ; PH>10,Yellow. Solubility:Easily dissolves in water,insoluble in Propylene glycol,actone and other fat solvents. Stability:The pigment’s resistance to light is good but to heat is bad in acidic medium
It is widely used in cool beverages, milk products, fruit, prepared foods, and other foods, without heating.
It should be first dissolved in cold water. The maximum dosage in flavored yoghurt is 0.8g/kg.