Beet Root color Red
Beet juice extract (EU), or beetroot extract, (from Beta vulgar rubra) is showing up with more frequency becoming an ingredient of choice driven by the demand for naturally-sourced ingredients. Beetroot red (E162)(EU) can provide a range of red from a deep raspberry-like color with blue notes, to a bright strawberry-red color
Beets are a natural ingredient, so the shade can vary based on crop conditions.
At a pH of 4 the expected color will be a bluish-red which will become more blue-violet as the pH increases above 5. However, as the pH becomes alkaline, above 7.5, the red family of hues is degraded by hydrolysis resulting in a yellow-brown color.
Water solubility: >95%
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