Food Colors Manufacturer, Supplier and Exporter in South Africa

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Food Colors Manufacturers In South Africa

Shrey Dye Chem, a renowned food colors manufacturers and supplier in South Africa, has been proudly serving the industry since 2006. Our significant presence extends both domestically and globally, establishing us as a well-known manufacturer in the South Africa for the precise composition of Food Dyes, Direct Dyes / Acid Dyes, Natural food Color and Industrial Food Color. We specialize in providing excellent products that meet a wide range of industrial requirements. Our vast portfolio offers a wide variety of Food ingredients, synthetic food colors, blends, and lake colors. Shrey Dye Chem takes pleasure in providing an exclusive assortment of natural food colors that demonstrate our commitment to serving the different needs of our loyal customers. Food colors are substances added to foods or beverages to impart, enhance, or change their color. They are used to improve the visual attractiveness of food products, replace natural colors that are lost during processing, or achieve a specific desired color. Food colors can be generated from natural sources such as plants, fruits, and vegetables.

Food Dyes, Food Coloring Powder, Food Coloring Ingredients in South Africa

Our vibrant world of food dyes and coloring solutions at [Shrey Dye Chem Ind.], your premier source for top-quality Food Coloring Powder and ingredients in the South Africa. Food dyes, also known as food coloring or color additives, are substances added to food and beverages to enhance or impart color. They are used to make food products visually appealing, create a specific appearance, or replace colors lost during processing. Food dyes can be classified into two main types: natural and synthetic. Food coloring powder is a type of food coloring that is dried and powdered. It is more easily incorporated into dry ingredients such as flour or sugar and is commonly used in baking and confectionery.

Natural Food Coloring Ingredients: Anthocyanins, Chlorophyll, Beta-carotene, Curcumin, Beet Juice Powder, Caramel

Synthetic Food Coloring Ingredients: Tartrazine (FD&C Yellow No. 5), Allura Red (FD&C Red No. 40), Brilliant Blue (FD&C Blue No. 1), Sunset Yellow (FD&C Yellow No. 6), Erythrosine (FD&C Red No. 3), Indigo Carmine (FD&C Blue No. 2)

Food Color Manufacturer in South Africa : Specification

The purity of a food coloring refers to the degree to which it is free from impurities, contaminants, or other substances.

The intensity or strength of the color produced by a food coloring is a critical specification.

Food colorings should be stable under various conditions such as exposure to light, heat, and pH changes.

Regulatory agencies set limits for the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of food colorings based on safety assessments.

For powdered or granulated food colorings, specifications may detail acceptable particle size ranges to ensure uniform dispersion in food products.

Limits on heavy metal levels, such as lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury, are frequently set to avoid potential health hazards.

Food Colors Exporter

List of Top Products Exported from South Africa

  • food colors
  • Food Dyes
  • Direct Dyes
  • Acid Dyes
  • Solvent Dyes
  • Pigment Dyes
  • Synthetic food Color
  • Natural food Color
  • Food ingredients
  • food coloring powder
  • cosmetic colors
  • Pharma colors
  • Lake colors
  • Blended colors
  • Textile dyes
  • color pigment
  • patent blue v colors
  • Red 2G colors
  • Black PN colors
  • Chocolate Brown HT
  • Erythrosine food color
  • Indigo Carmine food color
  • Brilliant Blue
  • Sunset Yellow food color
  • Tartrazine food dye
  • speciality chemicals for food industry
  • Acid Yellow Dyes
  • Acid Red Dyes
  • Direct Red Dye
  • Direct Orange Dye
  • Acid Blue Dyes

Food Colors Exporter Price in Rupees


Common Name

Food Color No.


Min Value

Max Value


Yellow 4




Sunset Yellow

Yellow 3





Red 3




Ponceau 4R

Red 7





Red 9




Allura Red

Red 17




Brilliant Blue

Blue 2




Indigo Carmine

Blue 1





Red 14




Black PN

Black 1




Red 2G

Red 10




Brown HT

Brown 3




Patent Blue V

Blue 5




Quinoline Yellow

Yellow 13




Green S

Green 4




Food Colors Supplier: Grades

Direct Dyes in South Africa

We{ Shrey Dye Chem Ind} is one of top manufacturer and exporter of Direct Dyes in South Africa. Direct dyes are a class of synthetic dyes that are commonly used to color textiles, fabrics, and, in some cases, certain types of paper. Unlike many other types of dyes, direct dyes are capable of directly coloring the substrate without the need for additional chemicals or mordants to fix the color. Direct dyes are water-soluble, which means they dissolve in water, making them easy to apply to fabrics during the dyeing process. Direct dyes are primarily used for dyeing cellulosic fibers, such as cotton, rayon, and linen. The dyeing procedure using direct dyes normally entails soaking the fabric in a dye solution containing the dye, followed by rinsing and washing to remove any excess dye.

Acid Dyes in South Africa

We are Well-known manufacturer and suppliers of all types Acid Dyes in South Africa like, acid black dyes, acid blue dyes, acid brown dyes, acid orange dyes, acid red dyes, acid violet dyes etc. Acid dyes are a type of synthetic dye that is especially useful for dyeing protein-based fabrics like wool, silk, and nylon. They are dubbed "acid dyes" because their use necessitates an acidic atmosphere. These dyes are water-soluble and include anionic (negatively charged) groups, which allow them to interact with cationic (positively charged) sites on protein fibers. The dyeing process with acid dyes involves immersing the fibers in a dye bath containing the dye and an acid, heating the mixture, and allowing the dye to penetrate and bond with the fibers. Acid dyes are commonly used in the textile industry for dyeing wool and silk fabrics, as well as nylon fibers used in the production of carpets and synthetic textiles.

Solvent Dyes in South Africa

We are leading manufacturer, supplier and exporter of Solvent Dyes in South Africa. Solvent dyes are a type of dye that dissolves in organic solvents but not water. These dyes are frequently used to color non-polar substances like polymers, hydrocarbon-based waxes, oils, and synthetic materials. In contrast to water-soluble colors, solvent dyes do not require a water-based medium for application. Instead, they are usually dissolved in organic solvents before being applied to the intended substrate. Solvent dyes are especially designed to dissolve in organic solvents such as alcohols, ketones, and hydrocarbons, but they are not water soluble. Solvent dyes are versatile and find applications in various industries. Common uses include coloring plastics, waxes, oils, synthetic resins, and other .

Food Colors : Application & Uses

Baked Goods

Baked Goods





Dairy Products

Dairy Products

Processed Foods

Processed Foods

Frozen Desserts

Frozen Desserts

Modular Conveyor System for Transport and Logistics Industry

Sauces and Condiments

Pet Foods

Pet Foods


Shrey Dye Chem is best in business and is world's Leading Food Colors Manufacturer, Supplier & Exporter

Shrey Dye Chem, we take pride in being recognized as the world's leading food colors manufacturer, supplier, and exporter in South Africa. With a commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction, we have established ourselves as a preferred choice in the industry. We believes in fostering long-term partnerships with our clients. We are dedicated to understanding your unique needs and delivering solutions that go beyond expectations. Explore the richness of our synthetic food colors, each hue telling a story of vibrancy and versatility. Alternatively, indulge in the authenticity of our natural food colors, where the essence of nature graces your culinary creations.


Frequently Asked Questions For Food Colors

Are synthetic food colors safe?

Synthetic food colors are generally considered safe when used within approved limits. However, there has been some controversy and research suggesting a potential link between certain synthetic colors and hyperactivity in children. Regulations vary by country, and some colors have been banned or restricted in certain regions.

How long do food colors last?

The shelf life of food colors depends on various factors, including storage conditions and the specific type of colorant. In general, they have a relatively long shelf life, but exposure to light, heat, and air can impact their stability over time.

How can I identify food colors in products?

Food colors are typically listed on the ingredient label of packaged foods. They are often identified by their specific names or numerical codes. Common terms include "artificial color," "color added," or the name of the specific color.

Can food colors be mixed to create new colors?

Yes, food colors can be mixed to create a wide range of colors. This is commonly done in both commercial food production and home cooking. Understanding color theory can help achieve the desired shades and tones.

Can food colors be used in cosmetics or non-edible products?

Some food colors are also approved for use in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and other non-edible products. However, the regulations and approved uses may differ between applications, so it's crucial to check the specific guidelines for each industry.