This invention provides a modified turmeric. The modified turmeric is a phosphorylated turmeric that results in a structure having greatly improved stability in the presence of light, and solubility in the presence of a solution. The invention produces a natural dye for use as a substitute for yellow dye No. 5.
University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)
Yang, Luoqing and Buescher, Ron, "Dye and method for making same" (1993). Patents Granted. 235.