Mini Review - Journal of Food Microbiology (2023) Volume 7, Issue 3
Exploring the potential of edible microbial colorants in the food industry.
Edible microbial colorants are natural pigments produced by microorganisms that have the potential to replace synthetic colorants in the food industry. These colorants offer a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative, as they are biodegradable and do not pose health risks to consumers. This article explores the potential of edible microbial colorants in the food industry, including their sources, production methods, and applications. The article also discusses the challenges and opportunities associated with the use of these colorants and their impact on food safety, quality, and sensory properties.Author(s): Jose Yoon