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Red Food Colorant Extract Derived From Purple-Hulled Sunflower

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Title: Red Food Colorant Extract Derived From Purple-Hulled Sunflower
Author: Lindley, James; Holm, Edna; Hettiarachchy, Navam; Helgeson, Del; Hanzel, J.; Golz, J.; Wiesenborn, Dennis
Description: In 1991, the majority of red food colorants were synthetic or derived fruits and vegetables. The feasibility of producing a purple-hulled sunflower from which a natural red food colorant extracted is analyzed. The presentation of North Dakota State University's role and efforts are addressed. Sought was the realization of a purple-hulled sunflower seed with a high pigment level, good oil content and a good agronomic characteristic.
Date: 1991
Subject: Sunflower
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/9588

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