TARRYTOWN, N.Y.GNT recently introduced a line of oil-dispersible natural colorsEXBERRY® OD. Ideal for chocolate applications, EXBERRY OD colors can deliver a wide range of shades without the use of chemical solvents or additives, making the colors suitable for clean-label applications.
According to a December 2013 report by Datamonitor titled Consumer and Innovation Trends in Chocolate 2013," researchers identify Health & Wellness" as one of eight trends impacting the booming chocolate category. Two key innovation implications" cited in the Datamonitor report point to the need for more natural, clean-label ingredients. In fact, natural colors are leading growth in the food additives market, expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2018.