e161g Canthaxanthin

Food additive in the category of natural colorants. This substance is present in a lot of plants and in the feathers of some birds. For commercial use it is obtained from catharelles (mushrooms) or flamingo feathers. Synthetically it is obtained from carotene. It is easily soluble in water, it has an orange color, and it is used in “Strasbourg sausages” in the quantity of 15 mg/kg. It is also used in the food of farmed salmons and trouts and of laying hens (to obtain a more intense colored yolk)

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