Canthaxanthin is a substance belonging to the Carotenoid family. It has an orange to orange-red color. It is generally permitted in the US for use in foods. In the EU, the approval is limited to one food application only, Saucisses de Strasbourg. Its E number is E161g.
The presence of canthaxanthin in feed for poultry and farmed fish can lead to a more intensely-coloured egg yolk and flesh from poultry, salmon and trout. It is approved for a number of such applications in the US as well as in the EU.
Divis Laboratories products are Non-GMO and do not contain ingredients of known allergenic potential. Our portfolio offers both Kosher/ Halal and Non-Kosher/ Halal products.
Various forms of Canthaxanthin can be created to your specifications. Please contact us if you require a custom formulation for your application. We will be glad to work with you to satisfy your requirements.