Research Shows Sales of Natural Colors Overtaking Artificial Colors


By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

Feb 28, 2013


Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research are reporting that the value of natural colors has overtaken that of artificial/synthetic colors globally.  According to the research, in 2011, global sales of natural colors amounted to an estimated $600 million, up by almost 29% from 2007. Growth within the artificial colors market, on the other hand, has shown sales increasing by less than 4% between 2007 and 2011.

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