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Spirulina extract pigment and Phycocyanin

- May 23, 2018 -

What is Spirulina pigment?


There are few plants in nature that contain blue pigment. This is why there is only a limited number of kinds of manufactured natural blue coloring. And we Binmei Biotechnology is one of the natural blue pigment manufacture in the world. Spirulina pigment displays a blue color, one of the three primary colors, and is highly regarded as a valuable natural coloring.

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About Phycocyanin

Phycocyanin is a photosynthetic pigment found in blue-green algae. In addition to blue-green algae, it can also be found in some red algae.It is water-soluble pigment,non-toxic,pure blue,can be used as a food colorant and cosmetci additive.Also it is a bonded pigment consisting of phycocyanobilins and proteins, and therefore displays almost the same properties as proteins.Itself is a nutririous protein with a full range of amino acids.The body’s essential amino acids account for 37.2% of the total weight.


Spirulina Blue Coloring Products

These are products made by adding the yellow pigment of gardenias to spirulina blue pigment. The aqueous solution displays a fresh melon color.


Products can be applied in :Ice cream, sugar coating, gum, gummy candy, powdered juice, rice cakes, noodles, mustard, frozen desserts, jelly, capsules, candy and sweet beans,etc.



Phycocyanin has a very beautiful blue color so it is used as a coloring for confectionaries and other foods. You can also use it at home for adding color to homemade ice cream, jelly ,noodles,and juices.

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