Color Selection & Color Matching
Whether you need to replace artificial colors, switch to an alternative color source, or match an existing color, our team of experts are on hand to help you make the move to EXBERRY® Coloring Foods. We have decades of experience using EXBERRY® concentrates across a wide range of food and beverage applications and can provide full guidance on color selection and performance.
For effective color matching, all we need is your representative uncolored base and recipe details, process parameters, shelf-life requirements, and color target. If an uncolored base is unavailable, a custom model system can be developed for your particular project.
Discover how we can help you select the right color for your application.
For a product to be successful, it has to look great throughout the shelf-life. Our color selection service includes verification of performance to determine that the chosen solution meets expectations every step of the way.
We have an extensive information bank that helps us predict performance and provide effective advice. We also offer a range of accelerated light and heat testing methods to forecast with a high degree of accuracy how a product will perform over the product’s shelf-life. Recipes can then be optimized to minimize any changes throughout the product’s lifecycle.
At GNT, we take pride in the support we give our customers every step of the way, including cutting-edge concept innovation. Our team of experts are ready to use their insights on the latest market trends and innovations to help you create successful products for the modern consumers.
Our team is highly experienced at creating coloring solutions for food and drink, drawing influences from regional cuisines, global culinary experts, and emerging food trends to develop concepts that are both eye-catching and innovative.
Around the globe, there are different regulations and recommendations regarding the labeling of coloring products. EXBERRY® products are suitable for use in numerous countries around the world as a food ingredient (coloring food) or color additive.
We offer regulatory support to ensure clarity in relation to customer-specific queries on matters such as classification and labeling requirements in different countries.
EU market: All EXBERRY® products continue to be classified as Coloring Foods based on current EU Regulations and the NATCOL Code of Practice. NATCOL’s ‘Code of Practice for the classification, manufacturing, use and labelling of Coloring Foods (EU)’ provides clear support on the use of coloring ingredients made from edible fruit, vegetables, and plants. It covers principles of classification, source materials, manufacturing, quality control and safety, including labeling and use requirements as well as distinctions between Coloring Foods and color additives.
Achieving a smooth transition from prototype to fully commercialized product can present a wide variety of challenges. At GNT, we have the knowledge and experience to help you through the process while minimizing investment risks and maximizing speed to market.
We can carry out tests in our modern production facilities and provide expert advice on storage, handling, dosage, and processing to ensure your final products match up to expectations. Where appropriate, we can also arrange on-site factory support all the way from pilot-scale projects to full-scale production.
GNT is dedicated to delivering natural coloring solutions that customers and consumers can truly trust. As part of this commitment, we are pleased to offer detailed specifications for all EXBERRY® products.
EXBERRY® Coloring Foods are FSSC 22000-certified, which ensures we manage our food safety responsibilities effectively. We also possess IFS Food certification, which recognizes quality and food safety management systems. In addition, our production lines and distribution network have been audited and certified in line with Kosher standards and by the Halal Feed & Food Inspection Authority (HFFIA).
Our experienced team of quality specialists are committed to deliver a timely response to meet your specific quality documentation needs.