Land O’Lakes Ingredients announced the addition of CheddarChroma cheese powder to its line of spray-dried dairy powders, delivering a versatile cheese powder with no FD&C colors. Using vegetable extracts to provide a bright orange color, CheddarChroma brings an economical sharp cheese flavor with a cheddar and blue cheese flavor profile.

“To help product developers as they work to formulate applications with cleaner labels, we’ve added CheddarChroma to our robust portfolio of dairy ingredients. Using naturally derived colors, CheddarChroma delivers an intense orange color that works great on snack applications and in seasoning blends,” remarked Jon Fitzpatrick, marketing manager for the Ingredients team at Land O’Lakes.

With a rich dairy heritage, Land O’Lakes Ingredients offers a portfolio of specialty ingredients, which include a variety of spray-dried dairy powders from cheddar to Romano. In addition, Land O’Lakes Ingredients provides a full line of dry-blended seasonings that add the flavor of real butter, cream, sour cream and more to prepared foods.