Natural Pigments for the Feed and Food Industries

Vepinsa is a leading producer and supplier of top-quality pigments, derived from natural sources, to the poultry feed and food industries. With a 40-year tradition of excellence, Vepinsa serves markets in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. More

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Feed Products

Florafil(tm)FLORAFIL™ pigments for the poultry iIndustry come from natural sources extracted from the marigold flower (Tagetes erecta), and red peppers (Capsicum annuum).

Florafil 93 (tm) - Powder

D E S C R I P T I O N : Made from the extract of marigold flower meal (Tagetes erecta), saponified, stabilized with antioxidant, and incorporated into a mix of inert vehicles.

P R O P E R T I E S :  Total xanthophylls: 40 gr/kg minimum
Humidity: 5 to 10% | pH: 9 to 12 | Saponification: at least 93%
Density: 0.5 to 0.8 gr/cc | Granulometry: 90% minimum, pass American Mesh #30
Total carotens: 0.5 to 4%
Total esters from xanthophylls: 0.3 to 2%

P A C K A G I N G : Packaged at inert atmosphere in plastic bags, in 44 lb. box.

Florafil 93 (tm) - Liquid

D E S C R I P T I O N : Made from the extract of marigold flower meal (Tagetes erecta), saponified, emulsified, stabilized with antioxidant, and dispersed in water.

P R O P E R T I E S :  Total xanthophylls: 15 gr/kg minimum
Solids: 13 to 20% | pH: 13 to 13.5  |  Saponification: at least 93%
Density: 0.95 to 0.99 gr/cc | Viscosity: less than 100 cps at 25°C
Dispersion test: Free from lumps or suspension particles
Total carotens: 0.5 to 3% | Total esters from xanthophylls: 0.3 to 2%

P A C K A G I N G : 44 lb. canisters, 441 lb. drums, and tank carts with up to 27.56 tons (US).

Florafil R-3 (tm) - Powder

D E S C R I P T I O N : Made from the extract of red pepper meal (Capsicum annuum), saponified, stabilized with antioxidant, and incorporated into a mix of inert vehicles.

P R O P E R T I E S :  Total xanthophylls: 10 gr/kg minimum
Humidity: 7 to 10% | pH: 8 to 12.5 | Saponification: at least 75%
Density: 0.55 to 0.70 gr/cc | Granulometry: 90% minimum
Total carotens: 10 to 16%
Total esters from xanthophylls: 1 to 2%

P A C K A G I N G : Packaged at inert atmosphere in plastic bags, in 44 oz carton box.

Florafil R-3 (tm) - Liquid

D E S C R I P T I O N : Made from the extract of red pepper meal (Capsicum annuum), saponified, emulsified, stabilized with antioxidant, and dispersed in water.

P R O P E R T I E S :  Total xanthophylls: 5 gr/kg minimum
Solids: 10 to 20% | pH: 12 to 13.8  |  Saponification: at least 75%
Density: 0.96 to 0.99 gr/cc | Viscosity: 100 to 150 cps at 25°C
Dispersion test: Free from lumps and/or suspension particles
Total carotens: 10 5 to 20% | Total esters from xanthophylls: 1 to 4%

P A C K A G I N G : 44 lb. canisters, 441 lb. drums, and tank carts with up to 27.56 tons (US).

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