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Turmeric Is Expand Application Areas Such As Flour Paste, Coating Flour, Frying Powder

Mar 02, 2022

1. Background information.

As a colorant, turmeric has been listed in the National Food Safety Standard for the Use of Food Additives (GB 2760), which is allowed to be used in frozen drinks, instant rice flour, baked foods, and other food categories.

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the application expands the scope of use for flour paste(such as drag batter for fish and poultry meat), coating flour, and frying powder (food list 06.03.02.04). The Food and Drug Administration of the United States, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry of Japan, and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of South Korea allow it to be used as a colorant in food.

2. Process necessity

The turmeric is used as a colorant in paste (such as drag batter for fish and poultry meat), coating flour and frying powder (food list 06.03.02.04) to improve the hue of products. Its quality specifications shall comply with the National Food Safety Standard Food Additive turmeric (GB 1886.60).



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