Blackcurrant extract, E163 (iii), is a subclass of Anthocyanins (E163 ).

Purplish-red liquid, paste or powder having a slight characteristic odour.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Colour - Adds or restores the colour of a food

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Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Anthocyanins
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Anthocyanins or Grape skin extract or Blackcurrant extract
Philippines
Not Permitted
Japan
Unknown None
Austria
Approved Anthocyanins
Belgium
Approved Anthocyanins
Bulgaria
Approved Anthocyanins
Cyprus
Approved Anthocyanins
Czech Republic
Approved Anthocyanins
Denmark
Approved Anthocyanins
Estonia
Approved Anthocyanins
Finland
Approved Anthocyanins
France
Approved Anthocyanins
Germany
Approved Anthocyanins
Greece
Approved Anthocyanins
Hungary
Approved Anthocyanins
Ireland
Approved Anthocyanins
Italy
Approved Anthocyanins
Latvia
Approved Anthocyanins
Lithuania
Approved Anthocyanins
Luxembourg
Approved Anthocyanins
Malta
Approved Anthocyanins
Netherlands
Approved Anthocyanins
Poland
Approved Anthocyanins
Portugal
Approved Anthocyanins
Romania
Approved Anthocyanins
Slovakia
Approved Anthocyanins
Slovenia
Approved Anthocyanins
Spain
Approved Anthocyanins
Sweden
Approved Anthocyanins
United Kingdom
Approved Anthocyanins
Australia
Approved Anthocyanins or Grape skin extract or Blackcurrant extract
New Zealand
Approved Anthocyanins or Grape skin extract or Blackcurrant extract

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E163 - Anthocyanins: Asthmatics should avoid.

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Derived from plant products - yes

E163 - Anthocyanins: Anthocyanins are natural red, blue or violet plant pigments present in the cell sap of many flowers, fruits and vegetables. They may contain a wide range of compounds including anthocyanin, tartaric acid, tannins, sugars and minerals. Typical products include soft drinks, pickles, soups, dairy products, jelly, fruit desserts, sweets.

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Halal - yes

E163 - Anthocyanins: Color Anthocyanins is a water soluble pigment obtained from plants by extracting with water and it is a Halal color.

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Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

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