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Product Details

Foods and beverages go through extreme conditions throughout processing and storage, making it highly important to ensure ingredients are up to the task of maintaining the benefits for which they are chosen. With our naturally derived ConstantCrimson lycopene-based color family you can be assured you will receive consistent and stable hues that provide deep red shades and consumer-friendly labeling. As consumers increase their desire for sustainably sourced ingredients, they can feel confident in our red color families created from our holistic production process where no part of the tomato is wasted.

  • Certified Kosher
  • Certified Halal
  • Allergen-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Vegan Friendly
  • Consumer friendly labeling
  • Global Acceptance
  • Derived from our own tomatoes

    Grown on farms across the globe, no part of the tomato is wasted for 100% utilization once harvested.

  • Application versatility

    A standout performer in a variety of food beverage applications

  • Superstable in challenging conditions

    It’s not just about achieving the perfect shade. You have to maintain it too- that’s why our colors are light, heat and pH stable.


Meet our family

We’re always working to expand our family of products. Check back frequently to see what’s new.

ConstantCrimson™ A

  • Hue Value

  • Star Performance Area
    UHT treated dairy drinks, Plant-based meat and fish alternatives, Surimi seafood coatings

  • Additional Key Applications
    Fruits bases/preparations, Ice creams, Sauces, Sausages, Cloudy beverages

ConstantCrimson™ B

  • Hue Value

  • Star Perfromance Area
    UHT treated dairy drinks, Plant-based meat and fish alternatives, Surimi seafood coatings

  • Additional Key Applications
    Cloudy beverages, Fruit-based beverages, Gummy confectioneries, Hard boiled candies

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ConstantCrimson™ C

  • Hue Value

  • Star Performance Area
    Fruit bases, Preparations

  • Additional Key Applications
    Ice creams, Yogurts, Yogurts drinks

See the sceince

See the science

An all-around standout performer, ConstantCrimson provides stability, authentic shades, and consumer-friendly labeling in a variety of food and beverages applications

Research & Downloads

Put to the test

As plant-based meats continue to gain momentum with vegetarians. vegans and flexitarians alike, the desire for alternative protein deli slices has emerged. In a real-time stability test, plant-based deli slices colored with ConstantCrimson A showed no visible difference at 90 days.

Surimi sticks are recognizable by their vibrant outer coatings that draw consumers’ eyes. When compared to commonly used colorants in an accelerated shelf life test in the chiller cabinet, ConstantCrimson A’s stability added 30+ days. Maintaining a beautiful deep hue with minimal migration, the color change throughout 91 days showed it wasn’t until day 76 that ConstantCrimson showed a change visible to the eye. To see more in-depth information within our surimi stability study, click here. 

Strawberry-flavored milk drinks are a popular beverage amongst children, however, parents are concerned giving their kids foods and beverages with artificial colorants. In a survey that compared strawberry milk drinks colored with different sources, 96% of consumers said they would buy a flavored milk colored with ConstantCrimson A. Of the available choices, ConstantCrimson A scored the highest rating on naturality while also outperforming its artificial competitor across the most demanding processing and storage conditions associated with UHT beverages.

Take it away

Here are a few key things to remember about ConstantCrimson:

  • Naturally sourced colorant with global harmonization
  • Provides naturally derived colors parents trust
  • Derived from lycopene from Lycored tomatoes
  • Performs well in a variety of food and beverages applications
  • Highly table amidst extreme heat, light and pH conditions

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