Enhancing dairy with natural colours

Natural colours in dairy products – Introducing CapColours from Oterra.

Natural colours elevate dairy products offering hues while aligning with clean-label trends. Explore Otterra’s CapColours range for visually stunning, stable and eco-friendly solutions, meetings consumer demands for both beauty and sustainability.

Natural colours play a pivotal role in enhancing the visual appeal of dairy particularly fruity yoghurts and creamy desserts. In a day and age where visual appeal is so important in influencing consumer choice, vibrant colours derived from natural raw materials can help a product stand out from the crowd, not only on shelf, but also at the dining table. Additionally, the utilisation of natural colours in dairy products aligns with the ever-relevant industry trend towards clean-label formulations. Consumers are increasingly mindful of the ingredients used in the foods they consume, preferring natural alternatives over synthetic additives and artificial colours. By including colours from natural sources in their recipes. dairy manufacturers can cater to these preferences while meeting the demand for visually appealing products.

Beautifully separated multi-layered yoghurts

Oterra’s CapColours range is the perfect solution for multi-layered or marbled dairy products, featuring:

  • Minimal colour migration
  • Great stability
  • Improved brightness

They are an easy-to-use solution for adding a vibrant colour for all dairy product developments. With a high tinctorial strength, they also maintain a reasonable cost in use. All in all, a fantastic solution.

Produced with the latest encapsulation technologies, Oterra CapColours products come in a variety of shades and are stable across an array of applications.

The use of natural colours in dairy products addresses the growing concern over sustainability in food production. By sourcing colourants from renewable botanical sources, manufacturers minimise their carbon footprint. This shift towards sustainability resonates well with eco-conscious consumers who prioritise products that align with their values of environmental responsibility and ethical consumption.

In conclusion, natural colours play a vital role in enhancing the visual appeal of dairy products such as yoghurts, dairy desserts, milkshakes and fruit preparations. Oterra’s CapColours offer a more vibrant and stable solution in dairy application, with no reduced risk of migration at a competitive cost in use in the production of dairy products. By embracing natural colorants, dairy manufacturers can create products that not only delight the senses but also reflect a commitment to quality, authenticity, and sustainability.


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