Top 8 Best Food Colourings You Can Buy In Malaysia 2023

Food coloring, or color additive, is any dye, pigment, or substance that imparts color when it is added to food or drink. They come in many forms consisting of liquids, powders, gels, and pastes. Food coloring is used in both commercial food production and domestic cooking.

Some of the primary reasons for adding food coloring include:

  • Offsetting color loss due to light, air, extremes of temperature, moisture, and storage conditions.
  • Masking natural variations in color.
  • Enhancing naturally occurring colors.
  • Providing identity to foods.
  • Protecting flavors and vitamins from damage by light.
  • Decorating, such as cake icing.

Here are the Top 8 Food Coloring’s to choose one that you will love.

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1. Dr. Oetker Nona

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Our innovative Dr Oetker Nona food colours help you to achieve greater control and flexibility when adding colour to your cake mixtures and Icings, without affecting the consistency.

The colours available are:

  •  Rose Red Colour
  •  Egg Yellow Colour
  •  Orange Colour
  •  Apple Green Colour

Size: 25g to 25ml

2. Star Brand Colouring

Star Brand Colouring
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Star Brand is the leading brand of culinary flavouring and colouring in Malaysia. We distribute a range of 8 colours to make cooking and baking more interesting, visually. 

The colours available are:

  • Cochineal
  • Apple Green
  • Egg Yellow
  • Rose Pink
  • True Blue
  • Orange
  • Fortune Red
  • Chocolate

Size: 25ml

3. MyFlavor Food Coloring

MyFlavor Food Coloring
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MY FLAVOR has a wide range of food grade colors for client’s selection for their businesses’ needs. These include liquid color in oil soluble form, powder form, water based form and gel based form.

Besides flavors and colors, MYFLAVOR also enables client to have a multiple selection by supplying several ingredients and raw material for their businesses’ needs.

The colours available are: Apple Green, Blue, Egg Yellow, Dark Green, Lemon Yellow, Pink, Purple, Bright Red, Orange, Chocolate Brown, Strawberry, White, Maroon, Turquoise, Black, Violet

Size: 25g

4. Trans Food Colouring

Trans Food Colouring
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Only a teeny-tiny amount is needed to have an amazing color effect. These dyes last practically forever. It is basically the same as liquid gel dyes, but gel base coloring does better in large scale baking or convection-making. Fantastic for tinting macarons and fondants. shelf life: 3 year certificate: Halal / Mesti packing: 0.88oz / btl

They provide gel base colouring, oil base colouring, airbrush colouring, edible colour ink, edible luster colour powder, luster dust brush & powder, food colour powder, food colouring pen.

The colours available are: Red, Blue, Black, White, Brown, Dark Green, Purple, Pink, Peach, Maroon, Yellow, Orange, Apple Green, Egg Yellow

Size: 25ml

5. Queen Rainbow Food Colours

Queen Rainbow Food Colours
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Queen Rainbow Food Colour multipack contains droppers of blue, green, red and yellow food colours. The droppers and colour matching lids assist with dosage and easy identification. This multipack is ideal for mixing and creating a rainbow of fun colours.

The colours available are: Red, Blue, Yellow and Green

Size: 28ml

6. Chefmaster Liqua-gel food coloring

Chefmaster Liqua gel food coloring
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Chefmaster Liqua-gel food coloring is known throughout the industry for giving food a deep, vibrant color which will not fade over time. Our Liqui-gels are soft gel food coloring for coloring icings, fondants, gum pastes, batters, cake frosting, and more. Liqua-Gel is formulated to give your icing the color you want without altering the taste, texture, or consistency of the finished product.

  • Vibrant Color
  • Fade-resistant
  • Tasteless
  • Vegan-friendly
  • Easy-to-use
  • Gluten-free
  • Kosher
  • Halal

This set comes with 12 different beautiful ready-to-use colors, but we also provide a comprehensive color guide which can help you to mix dozens of more colors for any baking project.

The 12 colors included in this set are: Buckeye Brown, Coal Black, Deep Pink, Fleshtone, Fuchsia, Leaf Green, Lemon Yellow, Royal Blue, Sky Blue, Sunset Orange, Super Red, Violet

Size: 20ml

7. Dapur Desa Food Coloring

Dapur Desa Food Coloring
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Transform your baked goods from dull to dramatic with this Dapur Desa’s Food Coloring.

The colours available are: Rose Pink, True Blue, Cochingal Red, Yellow, Orange, Chocolate, Fortune Red, Green and Purple.

Size: 25ml

8. Green House 2 in 1 Food Colouring & Flavouring

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As Emulcos are the combination of food flavouring and colouring, Emulcos are very convenient and versatile to be used in making food products especially pastries and beverages. Besides that, Emulcos’ existence has had brought many advantages for fellow food manufacturers or even household users such as:

Advantages of GreenHouse Ingredient’s Emulco:

  • Enhance appearance, aroma, and flavour of baked products.
  • Retain moisture of baked goods, resulting in softer texture and better mouthfeel.
  • Heat-proof, able to withstand high baking temperature (±230◦C)
  • Convenient to be used.
  • Variety of Flavours & Freedom to Customise
  • 2 in 1 Food Colouring & Flavouring Helps Save Cost

Halal & HACCP certified, Emulco is the combination of flavouring and colour, they found the perfect balance of both in our formulations for each flavour of Emulcos. Today they have more than 14 official flavours, but as our requests and demands are getting larger, more than 20 Emulco flavours are on our cards.

Size: 30g

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