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Lake Colours


Lake Colours


28 November, 2023

Ajanta Colours offers a comprehensive range of high-quality Aluminium Lake colours, also known as lake pigments, which are produced by the absorption of water-soluble dye onto a hydrated aluminium substrate. This makes the colour insoluble in water and more stable than water-soluble colours. Lakes generate brighter and more vivid colours and are best suited for products containing oils and fats or products that lack sufficient moisture to dissolve colours. Being pigments, their colouring is attained through the dispersion of tiny colour particles. The effectiveness of a colour is directly proportional to the fine nature of colour particles.

Our lake colours are not only beautiful but also give true and clear shades of the colours. We are committed to delivering high colour value through precise control over particle size and consistency. This means you can achieve the same results with smaller quantities of Ajanta Colours compared to larger amounts of other well-known brands. This efficiency can lead to significant cost savings for products.

Today, Ajanta’s lake colours are trusted and utilized by a diverse range of industries worldwide, including Food and Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics and Personal Care, Textiles, Printing and Packaging, Plastics and Polymers, Inks, Detergents, and Soaps, Bakery, Industrial Applications, and many others. Our extensive selection of lake colours caters to the various needs of our clients. Some of our popular offerings include Lake Tartrazine, Lake Sunset Yellow, Lake Ponceau 4R, Lake Amaranth, Lake Carmoisine, Lake Brilliant Blue, Lake Indigo Carmine, Lake Erythrosine, Lake Allura Red, Lake Chocolate Brown HT, Lake Red 2G, Lake Patent Blue V, Lake Quinoline Yellow, Lake Apple Green, Lake Pea Green, Lake Bright Green, Lake Black S, Lake Chocolate Brown ANK, Lake Violet, Lake Strawberry Red, Lake Tomato Red E, and many more.

Why Ajanta’s Lake Colours are Beneficial?

Ajanta’s Lake colours, also known as food lakes or water-insoluble colours, offer a range of advantages in the food and beverage industry, as well as various applications. Our specialized colours are integral to the production of food products and provide several key benefits. Here are the benefits of using Ajanta’s Lake colours:

Vibrant and Stable Colours: Lake colours are known for their vibrancy and stability. They can withstand exposure to heat, light, and acidic conditions without significant colour degradation, ensuring the colours remain consistent and appealing in food products.

Wide Range of Applications: Ajanta’s Lake colours are versatile and can be used in various food and beverage products, including confectionery, baked goods, dairy products, beverages, and more.

High Colour Strength: Lake colours have a high colour strength, meaning that a small quantity can produce intense and vibrant hues. This property is cost-effective for food manufacturers, as it allows them to achieve the desired colour with minimal usage.

Customization: Our colours can be customized to match specific colour requirements, allowing food manufacturers to create unique and visually appealing products.

Regulatory Compliance: Ajanta’s Lake colours complies with regulatory standards and safety guidelines, ensuring their safe use of food and beverage products. They are approved by authorities such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Consistency: The use of lake colours ensures consistent and reproducible results, making it easier for manufacturers to maintain product quality and brand consistency.

Extended Shelf Life: Lake colours contribute to extending the shelf life of food and beverage products by preventing colour degradation over time. This is especially important for products that have longer storage or shelf life requirements.

Reduced Interactions: Lake colours have minimal interactions with other ingredients in food formulations, leading to better colour retention and overall product quality.

Global Acceptance: The quality and stability of lake colours enable food manufacturers to export their products to international markets. They are accepted in high-quality international markets across the Americas, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe.

Cost-Effective: Due to their high colour strength and stability, lake colours offer a cost-effective solution for achieving the desired visual appeal in food and beverage products.