Marigold Extract (Xanthophyll 4%)Inquiry
Technical Data Sheet
Free flow yellow powder
Marigold Extract is a dry stabilized source of natural xanthophylls (Lutein) extracted from Marigold flowers (Tagetes erecta). It contains different xanthophylls level with approx. 80% of trans-lutein, which bring more orange color to broiler skin and egg yolk. It is recommended as the effective natural yellow pigment for enhancing the color of egg yolk, broiler skin and shanks.
Used as a pigment to enhance egg yolk and broiler skin color. The product is formulated and can be added to feed directly. Dosage is established in accordance with the desired pigmentation level. It is further used for the pigmentation of aquatics like yellow-head catfish, eel, etc.
Recommended Usage (expressed as g/ton feed)
Shrimp, Salmon, etc
l Excellent pigmentation: Natural and adequate carotenoids sources for poultry and aquatics species.
l Anti-Oxidant: Lutein, a member of the carotenoids family, is a powerful natural antioxidant which is good for poultry and human health.
l Lutein Egg: Adding marigold extract to layer’s diet results in a significant increase of lutein content in eggs. Lutein is good for the eyes by inhibiting macular degeneration and cataract formation.
l Special stabilization technology and advanced saponification ensure its optimum stability and efficient absorption of poultry.
Note This product can replace the synthetic yellow carotenoid, apo-ester 10% (β-apo-8’-carotenoic acid- ethylester) performed by visual color fan.
Storage & Shelf Life
Sealed and stored preferably between 15-25ºC. Keep away from direct sun light and high temperature. The unopened packing has a shelf life of approximately 24 months from manufacturing if stored under the conditions specified.
25kg/bag, aluminum foil bag with vacuum packing inside, double layer plastic woven bag outside.