Natural beta-carotene (Natural beta-carotene) refers to a kind of carotenoid synthesized and extracted by natural organisms (animal plants, microorganisms).
Six, natural Vitamin A Palmitate
1. Extract from natural plants
Which natural plants contain beta-carrots?
a. carrots, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, etc., but the content is low;
b. Extraction of Dunaliella salina and spirulina can achieve industrial production, but the resources are small, high salt lakes are needed, and sunshine time is long to grow salt algae)
The domestic Inner Mongolia Jilantai Salt Factory collaborates to form Tianjin Lantai Bioengineering Joint Company, which is one of the largest producers of natural Vitamin A Acetate
2. Microbial synthesis in the body, and then extract from it
Microorganisms capable of synthesizing beta-carotene: preferred Brassica trispora (fungus), red yeast (fungus)
The price difference between synthetic and natural products: the international price of natural beta-carotene is about double the price of synthetic products.
Seven, the safety of natural beta-carotene:
Natural beta-C is a nutritionally enhanced food additive approved by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Committee on Food Additives. Natural beta-C has been included as a coloring agent in the People's Republic of China Health Standard (GB 2760).
Natural Vitamin D3
accounts for about 5%-6% of the beta-carotene market. The United States is the world's largest consumer of beta-carotene. 80% of the products used in China are chemical synthetic products (BASF, DSM)