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CAROPHYLL® - because color matters

Much of the pleasure we derive from food comes from its visual appearance, so the color of food ingredients is extremely important. We offer products that allow consistent delivery of precisely-pigmented egg yolks, poultry and fish.

Carotenoids play an important role in animal feed. They are vital antioxidants and also vitamin A precursors.

Their most important role in poultry farming and aquaculture however, is their ability to improve the appearance of products such as egg yolks, chicken skin and fish flesh.

Carotenoid levels vary from one plant to another, and unless poultry and fish diets are provided with supplements, the result will be variation in the appearance of food products.
Our CAROPHYLL® range of carotenoid additives allows producers to deliver precisely-colored and pigmented food reliably and consistently. We have combined our quality products, our unique beadlet technology and our many years' experience to provide a great method for improving product quality and increasing consumer confidence.

DSM has then developed and refined these two Carotenoids products:

CAROPHYLL® Yellow 10% and CAROPHYLL® Red 10%

A special manufacturing process protects the CAROPHYLL® carotenoids against oxidation and gives them high stability, optimal distribution, outstanding mixing properties and very good absorption characteristics. CAROPHYLL® Yellow 10% and CAROPHYLL® Red 10% are sensitive to air, heat, light, and humidity but their active ingredients are well-protected by the beadlet and added antioxidant