D.D. Williamson

Trafford Park


M17 1PA

United Kingdom


Tel. +44 (0) 161 886 3345

Fax. +44 (0) 161 886 3346


Colors - Natural

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D.D. Williamson

DDW's mission is to enhance the visual appeal of food and beverages. The Colour House is a place where creativity blends with advanced technical capability to bring colour ideas to life for customers. DDW's wide array of naturally derived colouring, along with its sought after caramel colour and burnt sugar, helps sell two billion servings every day. A trusted and recognized provider of colour solutions for the food and beverage industry, the company operates nine manufacturing sites on five continents. 

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From TWOFI  15 February 2018

What's Sweet in 2018?

Key suppliers offer their thoughts on trends to watch in sweet goods. Which trends are driving new product development and where are the opportunities?

Food Ingredients News  14 February 2018

DDW launches on-trend paprika emulsion for orange beverages

14 Feb 2018 --- DDW  “The Color House “ has launched an EmulsiTech cloudy paprika to its portfolio of liquid color emulsions, specifically designed for orange beverages. The non-GM, palm-free, water-dispersible coloring delivers a cloudy orange hue for soft drinks.

Food Ingredients News  31 July 2017

DDW targets new platforms in natural colors

31 Jul 2017 --- The desire for natural and clean label color trends is driven by health and wellness factors, particularly in the US. Global health demands are not only seeing small and innovative brands but major brands moving to naturally sourced colors; to meet today’s needs of the health conscious consumer.

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12 December 2017

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Offering clean label solutions for emulsions & caramel colors – DDW

DDW promoted a number of new innovations at FiE 2017. “We have our NaturBrown  range, which are clean-label solutions for caramel colors, so these come from 100 percent natural sources such as caramelized apple, caramelized onion, caramelized tomato and caramelized garlic,” Christine Cuddihy explains. The company is also promoting its EmulsiTech range, which includes betacarotene and paprika emulsions, and these are available in clear and cloudy forms. They were mainly developed to work in beverages, but they work in a wide variety of applications as well.

27 July 2017

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Innovative Solutions for Coloring

DDW recently introduced a food color powder derived from a purple corn hybrid cultivated in the US. The non-GM powder exhibits a deep purple surface shade; the appearance is vibrant red in an acidic aqueous system.  Food and beverage companies can simply list “purple corn juice color” or “colored with vegetable juice” on ingredient statements. DDW’s customers benefit from the innovative color’s safe, sustainable, traceable and transparent supply chain. Katie Rountree of DDW  discusses color innovation at the company.