EVTene™ 8% is a Natural Mixed-Carotene Complex 8% Oil Concentrate. It is a reddish vegetable oil concentrate of a natural occurring mixture of carotene, extracted from virgin crude palm oil/palm fruits (Elaeis guineensis). EVTene™ 8% contains natural alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, gamma-carotene, lycopene and other carotenes, a unique mixture in natural proportion as found in carrots.
The palm mixed-carotene complex is the only true mixed-carotene complex with the highest ratio of alpha-carotene. The unique combination of carotenes in natural proportion and their synergistic effects may ultimately confer the many beneficial health effects associated with carotenes.
Beneﬁts of adding EVTene™ into food & drinks:
• Meets the “Natural” trend – to replace the use of synthetic colourant
• Provides fresh and bright yellow and orange hue into the food products
• It helps in combating vitamin A deﬁciency and hence reduces risk of contracting diseases associated with the deﬁciency.
• It is a natural antioxidant to reduce oxidative stress
• Research has shown natural carotenoids can support eye health and skin health
EVTene™ 8% is a pure natural food colourant and also a nutritional additive for use in Dietary supplements, Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Dairy, Dry Grocery products and also in Cosmetics & Personal Care; to produce attractive, vibrant colours with enhanced nutritional and antioxidant beneﬁts.
Bakery: Enhances the colour of baked goods.
Beverages: Produces a standardised drink colour and confers nutritional beneﬁt.
Confectionery: EVTene™ is a natural plant-derived colour, it does not raise concerns related to behavioral issues in children that is linked to synthetic colourant.
Dairy: EVTene™ is generally stable and enduring in dairy products throughout the process of UHT and Pasteurisation.
Dried Foods: Enhances, standardises product colour
For products such as spreads, bread ﬁlling cream, RTD juices. Based on color tone achieved with a 2mg mixed-carotene per 100gm preparation, recommends adding 27gm EVTeneTM 8% in to 100kg of product.
The image above is a general dosing guide based on desired color effect to achieve. Users are advised to modify and ﬁne tune the dosage according to expected color output and application of their ﬁnished products.