Beta Carotene Vitamin Foods

Beta carotene is probably the most well known of the carotenoids, a phytonutrients family that represents of the one most widespread groups of naturally occurring pigments.
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Beta carotene vitamin foods

Beta carotene is probably the most well known of the carotenoids, a phytonutrients family that represents of the one most widespread groups of naturally occurring pigments. It is one of the most abundant carotenoids in theNorth American diet as well as one of approximately 50 carotenoids known as "provitamin A"compounds, able to be converted in the body into retinol, an active form of vitamin A.

Beta carotene vitamin foods

1. Product Introduction

Product name: Beta carotene vitamin foods

CAS: 7235-40-7; 116-32-5

Molecular formula: C40H56

Molecular weight: 536.8726

EINECS No.: 7235-40-7

Beta-carotene, as a component of plants, has been used for centuries to provide a yellow to orange color to foods and cosmetics. Beta-carotene is probably the best known of the largest family of pigments produced by nature, the Carotenoids. Although abundant and extractable from various sources, the beta-carotene utilized by the color industry is made synthetically. This is a relatively new development, with commercial production starting around 1954. This form of beta-carotene, as well as canthaxanthin and apo-8' -carotenal similarly synthesized, are permitted for use as color additives in the US and Europe and are usually referred to as "nature-identical".

1. Medical Purpose

Beta-Carotene is recognized to have functions of anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, caducity resistance, etc., for instance, beta-carotene can improve immunity of AIDS patients.

2. Food Additive

Besides caducity resistance and immunity improvement, beta-carotene is also an important pigment and confirmed as nutritious food additive. Beta-Carotene can be used as intensifying agent for lipid foods such as margarine salad oil and benne oil to help beta-carotene absorption by human body.

3. Cosmetics

Beta-Carotene extractives contain abundant amino acid, vitamin, natural wet factor, microelement and other bioactive substances, and cosmetics (lipstick, kermes, etc.) added with beta-carotene present natural and full color and luster and protect skin.

2. Product Specification

Product name

Beta Carotene 1%



Analysis results


Orange to orange red powder

orange red powder

Taste and smell

The unique taste of this product


Beta carotene, %



Moisture, %



Arsenic(As), mg/kg


Not detected

Lead(Pb), mg/kg


Not detected

Total Plate Count, cfu/g



Coliform, MPN/g




Not detected

Not detected in 25g


Not detected

Not detected in 25g

Staphylococcus aureus

Not detected

Not detected in 25g

3. Product Details

4. Product Qualification

We are specialized in food additives for many year. We have FDA, SGS, CNAS, ITAT, CO and health certificate etc.

5. Service And Shipping

6. FAQ

1. Can I get sample before order?

Yes, we can provide free sample once price is agreed, and you have to pay us the delivery fee in advance.

2. Where is your loading port?

Usually Huangpu port, Guangzhou.

3. How to confirm the Product Quality before placing orders? 

You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. 

4. What's your MOQ?

Usually, our MOQ starts from 25kg and 100kg.

5. Is there a discount?

Yes, for larger quantity, we always support with better price.

6. How do you treat quality complaint? 

First of all, our quality control will reduce the quality problem to near zero. If there is a quality problem caused by us, we will send you free goods for replacement or refund your loss.

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