Crocetin is naturally obtained food colorant from the saffron pods and is widely used as food addtive. Some of the best uss of crocetin can be:
- As food colorant in jams and jellies to provide rich orange red color
- As thermal stabiliser, as it helps in maintaining constant temperature to prevent decaying of food items
- It is also used to enhance flavor of dairy products
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