Marigold dried flower petals of Tagetes erecta, ground to a powder, may be used in poultry feed to ensure a good colouration. This is still a use today, but now usually in the form of an extract which may have advantages of lower transport and storage cost, better stability and better utilization.
T. erecta is grown to extract lutein, a common yellow/orange food colour.
Lutein (from Latin luteus meaning "yellow") is a xanthophyll and one of 600 known naturally occurring carotenoids. Lutein is obtained by animals directly or indirectly, from plants.
|Others name||Marigold Extract Lutein|
|Apperance||Reddish orange powder|
|Shelf time||2 years,keep away sunlight, keep dry|
1.Main pigment components of the retina: xanthophyll and zeaxanthin constitute the main components of vegetable, fruit, flowers and other plant pigments, but also the main pigment in the retinal macular area .
2.Essay protects the eyes from light damage.
3.Antioxidant, Lutein can help prevent the body aging caused by cardiovascular sclerosis, coronary heart disease and tumor disease;
4.Vision protection: lutein as an antioxidant and photoprotective effect, can promote the regeneration of Rhodopsin retinal cells, can prevent severe myopia and retinal detachment, and can improve vision, protect vision. Especially suitable for students, drivers and others to eat;
5.Reduce the visual fatigue symptoms:(vision fuzzy, dry eyes, eyes swelling, eye pain, photophobia, etc.);
6.Improve macular pigment density, protect macular, promote the development of macular;
7.Prevention of macular degeneration and retinal pigmentation during liragluvium ragluvium;
8.Reduce the production of glass membrane warts to prevent AMD.
2.Cancer prophylaxis, life-prolonging agents, ulcer antagonists, heart attacks and coronary artery disease antagonists;
3. Feed additive: used for coloring poultry meat and eggs;
4. Food industry: coloring and nutrition and health care agents.
Orange fine powder
100% pass 80 mesh
Loss on Drying
Alcohol & Water
Total Plate Count
Yeast & Mold
|1kg||bag/kg, box outside (double plastic bag + Aluminum foil bag inside)|
|10kgs,25kg or more||by Drums or carton (3 layers plastic bag inside)|
|Weight||Delivery mothod||Delivery time|
|more than 100kgs||by Air||3-7days|
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