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 Monascus Red
FOODCHEM is the Monascus Red supplier and manufacturer, engaged in the export and wholesale of Monascus Red for more than 10 years. The MOQ of Monascus Red is 500 kgs, if you need only a small amount, please contact the local distributor of Monascus Red. Any suggestions and questions about the Monascus Red, please send Email to, we will reply within 24 hours.

Monascus Red

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Monascus Red, CAS# 10236-47-2, is a natural food pigment manufactured through fermentation using monascus purpureus or extraction from red yeast rice, available as Murrey Powder. Monascus Red is widely used as colouring agent. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality Monascus Red to customers all over the world for over 10 years. If you have any questions or wish to receive a quote, please feel free to reach us by email: or by phone: +86 21 2206 3075. Our sales person will get back to you in 1 working day.

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AppearanceMurrey Powder
Light Absorbt 10 E 1%1CM   (495±10nm) ≥ %100
PH ≤3.5
Loss on Drying ≤ %6.0
Ash Content ≤ %7.4
Acid Soluble Substance  ≤ %0.5
Lead (As Pb) ≤mg/kg10
Arsenic  ≤ mg/kg5
Mercury  ≤ ppmMERCURY1
Zinc  ≤ ppm50
Cadimum  ≤ ppm1
Coliform Bacteria  ≤ mpn/100g30
Pathogenic bacteriaNot Allowed

Available Grade of Monascus Red

  • Food Grade: Monascus Red is widely used as food colouring in food industry. Foodchem's food grade Monascus Red is available as fine powder.
  • Quality Control

    At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Monascus Red we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.

    Storage&Handling Precaution

    Storage: Monascus Red should be Stored in Poly Bags or Tight Container as Supplied. Keep in a Cool and Dry Area
    Handling Precaution: Handling of Monascus Red should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.

    Application and Uses of Monascus Red

    Monascus Red is a natural food pigment widely used as colouring agent in food production. As a food colouring, Monascus Red can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and various other industries.
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