Following EFSA Ban of Food Additive Titanium Dioxide (TiO2), Blue California Launches Clean-label Food Grade Whitening Agents as Alternatives

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Jan. 11,  2022) – Following food authority EFSA’s ban of food additive titanium dioxide (TiO2), Blue California, the producer of natural science-based ingredients, launched novel food-grade whitening agents as a clean-label alternative to replacing potential health risk white colorant titanium dioxide.   “Brands that seek to replace the titanium dioxide white colorant… More

Blue California-FineCap™ Microencapsulation Platform Serves the Purpose

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Dec 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue California, the producer of natural science-based ingredients, provides FineCap™ a comprehensive microencapsulation technology platform, equipped with 20 microencapsulation technologies, to deliver active ingredients and satisfy our clients’ needs.   Microencapsulation is the process in which tiny particles of solid, liquid, or gas are packaged within a matrix… More

Blue California Expands Natural Flavor and Fragrance Portfolio with Production of Clean, Natural, and Sustainable Nerolidol

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Dec 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue California announced the expansion of its natural flavor and fragrance portfolio of captive ingredients by producing a clean, sustainable nerolidol. Nerolidol is a rare sesquiterpene alcohol ubiquitous in nature and found in many flowers and plants, particularly in Seville orange flower, also known as Neroli,… More

Blue California Commercializes Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN) for Supporting an Increased Healthspan

A better cost-effective option is now available for dietary supplement, functional food, and beverage manufacturers.   Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (July 20, 2021) — Blue California joins with the innovative Massachusetts-based biotech company Conagen to announce the commercialization of high-purity, fermentation-derived nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN). A nature-based metabolic component which has caught the attention of health-conscious consumers… More

Blue California Opens New Possibilities in Functional Food and Beverages Following Dihydroquercetin (DHQ) GRAS Status

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (May 25, 2021) – Blue California’s Taxifolin BC-DHQ® with super antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties is now Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) in a range of foods and beverages following a letter of no objection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Naturally found in a variety of fruits and vegetables, Dihydroquercetin… More

Signs of Healthy Aging Found in Ergothioneine Telomere Study

ErgoActive® ergothioneine helps preserve telomere length under oxidative stress. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2020) — An in vitro study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, demonstrated Blue California’s ErgoActive® ergothioneine helped to preserve telomere length and reduced the rate of telomere shortening under oxidative stress. The in vitro study is the first time ergothioneine… More

Blue California Unveils Natural Destination Flavors Collection 2021 for Hard Seltzer

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2020) — Hard seltzer brands can now explore new, true-to-fruit, clean natural flavors with Blue California’s Destination Flavors Collection 2021 in their ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic beverages. Inspired by favorite globetrotting getaways, spanning from Spain to Thailand to Aruba, the Destination Flavors Collection captivates consumer taste buds within an arm’s reach… More

Blue California To Start Production of New Nature-based Bitter Blocker Technology

Food and beverage brands and manufacturers will now have access to novel flavor technology to reduce bitter notes Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. and Bedford, Mass. (Sept. 23, 2020) — Blue California, a vertically integrated technology company that designs and produces sustainable ingredient solutions for the food, beverage, and supplement industry, announced jointly, with biotech innovator… More

Gamma-Decalactone Produced by Fermentation is Announced by Blue California

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blue California, a manufacturer of purified natural ingredients and flavor compounds for use in food products announced the successful commercialization of Gamma-Decalactone. The commercial production of this versatile flavor compound currently used worldwide in a variety of flavor and food applications was achieved through the company’s innovative fermentation technology using… More

Alpha-Ionone – Blue California’s New Aromatic Compound Produced by Fermentation

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blue California, a manufacturer of purified natural specialty ingredients and flavor compounds for use in food products introduced today natural Alpha-Ionone, a ketone with a delicate violet-like and a woody-fruity aroma applicable for use in a variety of food products, perfumery and other consumer products. Alpha-Ionone is a versatile aromatic… More

Blue California Files Patent on the Use of Ergothioneine as a Support for Oxidative Stress Related Health Conditions, including COVID-19

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif and Bedford, Mass., Jul 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue California, a science-based, innovative ingredient solution provider, has just filed for a patent on therapeutic uses of the ingredient Ergothioneine. This follows Blue California’s Feb. 2020 patent application reporting the discovery that Ergothioneine inhibits the shortening of telomeres typically associated with oxidative… More