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Pearl Effect in Food Surface, Health and Safe, Edible Pigment Applied in Food Grade.

Yortay food grade pearl pigments are a type of food additive that is an edible pigment used to improve the appearance of foods. They are wildly used in the coloring of food decoration, beverages, pharmacy and cosmetics. They give food bright colors, which means a lot in the process of triggering aesthetic pleasure, because color is an important sensory index of food.


Yortay food grade metal luster pearl pigments consist of natural mica flakes and iron oxide. It is a pearlescent pigment specially produced to meet the high quality requirements of the food and pharmaceutical industries. Affected by the thickness of the iron oxide layer, different colors like bronze, brown, red, purple red and etc, will be shown. All these colors are dazzling charming and the products create metallic luster, though the nonmetallic nature of the material itself. Metallic series of effect pigment has strong metal luster, abundant colors, better hiding power, and stable physical and chemical properties.  

When metal luster pearl pigments are mixed with transparent pigments, they can produce attracted visual impacts. People often use them in the food which is transparent and has single color to increase the luster of the food, making the food more colorful and attractive.

In addition, it is fairly stable for your formula. When used alone or in combination with other colorants, you will attract the eyes and mouthfeel of the customer, bringing an unparalleled visual and taste feast.


Usual applications:

1.The products themselves are transparent

Add pearl powder directly to the transparent products:


Transparent hard candy


2.An opaque product, but stable enough to be wrapped

Add to the transparent film and wrap it on the surface of the product





Chewing gum

Various chocolates

Soft drink


3.Semitranslucent products that cannot be wrapped

You can increase the proportion of pearl powder to achieve the desired pearlescent effect you want.

Sugar coating

Ice cream


Yortay is the leading pearl pigment supplier in China and the primary supplier to several world renowned industries which are in the market of food, beverage, pharmacy globally. Yortay has extremely high quality requirements for products. We have very strict standard on the whole chain of supply, including raw materials, production environment, technology, quality control, etc, thus finally can ensure finished products’ safety, stability, and sterility, through strictly monitored in every processing. After the recognition of European and American customers such as the United States, Germany, Spain, we believe that our products will not let you down.

Free samples can be sent for your test first.

Packing & Delivery :  We can meet any of your customized requirements, such as special package, your own logo, natural ingredients, new mica color match, MSDS & TDS are available etc.








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