Composition example of edible ink (main component)
|Coloring material||Natural food coloring||Safflower, safflower, gardenia, squid ink, etc.|
|Artificial colorants||Edible yellow No.4, edible blue No.1, edible red No.3, titanium dioxide, etc.|
|Resin||Gum arabic solution||Shellac resins for food, thickening stabilizers, emulsifiers, reinforcing agents, etc.|
|Solvent||Water and alcohol solution||Water, ethanol, propylene glycol, edible oils and fats, etc.|
|Edible fat and oil solution|
Characteristics of coloring materials
|Edible ink using natural colorants||Since it is derived from natural products, a consumer image is good|
|It is possible to extend the area of color reproduction through unique color management and methods.|
|Edible ink using synthetic colorants||Excellent in color development due to the use of synthetic colorants.|
|Fine hue can be adjusted, making it easier to produce the desired color|
Printing methods and examples of use
|Screen printing||Chocolate, gum, transfer sheet, etc.|
|Pad printing||Rice crackers, baked confectionery, fruits, etc.|
|Gravure offset printing||Capsules for health foods, sugar-coated confectionery, edible films, etc.|
|Ink jet printing||Dots||Such as expiration dates and traceability information for egg shells and fruits|
|Flatbed||Such as decoction, baked confectionery, tablet confectionery, and sugar confectionery|
Various raw materials that can be used for edible inks are very limited.
We will consult with you beforehand about the resilience and printing propriety required for your application and ink, and introduce the products that are suitable for your purpose of use.
Sufficient hygiene is required for printing and ink handling.
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