Gardenia Red

Product Description

Gardenia Red is a red to reddish-purple color obtained by enzyme treating on a mixture of ester hydrolysates of iridoid compounds contained in gardenia fruits and protein decomposed substances. It is soluble in water and relatively stable to heat, light and pH variation.




  • Red-purple or dark red powde, soluble in water, insoluble in anhydrous ethanol
  • Good resisitance to light and heat
  • Oxidants and reducing agents have no adverse effect on colors
  • Good staining for proteins and carbohydrates


A food additive used for coloring food, beverage, alcoholic drinks, pastry, pickles, and snacks