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Gold Luster Series


Substrate: Mica,Fe2O3,TiO2

Appearance: Fine powder

Application: Food, Beverage, Pharmacy 

Know details

Yortay food grade pearl pigments are a type of food additive that is an edible pigment used to improve the appearance of foods. They are wildly used in the coloring of food decoration, beverages, pharmacy and cosmetics. They give food bright colors, which means a lot in the process of triggering aesthetic pleasure, because color is an important sensory index of food.



Yortay food grade gold luster pearl pigments, also called effect pigments, consist of natural mica flakes, titanium dioxide and iron oxide. It is a pearlescent pigment specially produced to meet the high quality requirements of the food and pharmaceutical industries. It is coated with iron oxide after coated of titanium dioxide, and the iron oxide increases the color absorption rate, thereby obtaining a shiny golden luster. By controlling the thickness of the iron oxide coating, different gold effects can be obtained.


The finer the particle is, the better coverage it has; the larger the particle is, the more shiny it is. Depending on the particle size, you can choose to get a smooth luster with good coverage effect, can also a sparkle shining luster, or any effects between them.


Compared to regular grade pigment, Food grade pearl pigments have advantages as below:

High purity with very few impurities;

Stability: can resist temperatures of 600 ° C, and is not easy to be deteriorated;

Good performance of dispersion. (well avoid the damage due to prolonged stirring);

The heavy metal content is extremely low.

No allergies.

Acid resistant; alkali resistant.



At the same time, it overcomes the disadvantages of organic pigments, such as high cost, short shelf life, poor performance in dispersion, instability, and poor compatibility between colorants. It’s obvious that food grade pearl pigments are better at brightnes, stable performance. As they are easier to use and much more cost-efficient, they are widely used in food coloring and decoration, such as surface coating, candy, cakes and soft drinks.



When gold luster pearl pigments are mixed with transparent pigments, they can produce bright and dazzling visual impacts. People often use them in transparent but dim foods to increase the luster of the food, making the food more delicious and attractive.

In addition, it is fairly stable for your formula. When used alone or in combination with other colorants, you will attract the eyes and mouthfeel of the customer, bringing an unparalleled visual and taste feast.


Usual applications:

  1. The products themselves are transparent

Add pearl powder directly to the transparent products:


Transparent hard candy




  1. An opaque product, but stable enough to be wrapped

Add to the transparent film and wrap it on the surface of the product





Chewing gum

Various chocolates

Soft drink


  1. Semitranslucent products that cannot be wrapped

You can increase the proportion of pearl powder to achieve the desired pearlescent effect you want.

Sugar coating

Ice cream


Yortay is the leading pearl pigment supplier in China and the primary supplier to several world renowned industries which are in the market of food, beverage, pharmacy globally. Yortay has extremely high quality requirements for products. We have very strict standard on the whole chain of supply, including raw materials, production environment, technology, quality control, etc, thus finally can ensure finished products’ safety, stability, and sterility, through strictly monitored in every processing. After the recognition of European and American customers such as the United States, Germany, Spain, we believe that our products will not let you down.

Free samples can be sent for your test first.


Packing & Delivery :  We can meet any of your customized requirements, such as special package, your own logo, natural ingredients, new mica color match, MSDS & TDS are available etc.






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