Pigment Products

Pigment Products: Food & Nutrition

Colorants and Edible Inks for Baked Goods, Dietary Supplements and Nutritional Enhancements

Sun Chemical and its parent company, the DIC Corporation, offer a broad portfolio of colorants to the food and beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical, pet food, feed, and other industries.

Recognizing the pressing concerns of consumers for a healthy lifestyle and longevity, Sun Chemical carries a variety of natural and synthetic colorants, including spirulina extract, iron oxides and FD&C colors, to help meet the demand for vegan, vitamin/mineral fortified, plant protein and dietary fiber, which helps provide various health benefits (e.g. immune support*).

Available for a range of printheads with synthetic and natural colors, Sun Chemical also offers a range of edible inks for printing direct to baked goods, icing sheets, confectionary and other food items.

Below are a variety of colorants that Sun Chemical offers for the food and nutrition market:

(*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)

  • California-Grown Spirulina

    Spirulina is a blue-green algae that is an ideal supplement for a balanced diet. Known as "The King of Superfoods," spirulina contains over 50 healthy nutrients, such as dietary fiber, polysaccharides and more.

  • LINABLUE® Spirulina Extract

    LINABLUE® is a natural-blue, phycocyanin food colorant made from spirulina for the food and beverage industry.