Red Yeast Rice is used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Red yeast rice is used as food preservative, food colorant, nutrition enhancer. Red yeast rice is used to lower cholesterol, improve blood circulation, and improve digestion. The use of Red Yeast Rice is in wines, sweets, cooked meats, fermented bean curd, ice creams, popsicles, biscuits, jellies, puffed foods, seasonings, canned vegetables, pickles, cakes, and hams.
Red Yeast Rice uses as follows:
In Food Production
Red Yeast Rice is used as food colorant in pickled tofu, red rice vinegar, char siu, Peking Duck, and Chinese pastries that require red food colouring. Also Red Yeast Rice health-care food, meat products, cake, beverage, alcohol, flavouring, cosmetic, medicine and so on.
Red Yeast Rice is used as colorant, flavor enhancer in beverage such as in Chinese huangjiu (Shaoxing jiu), Japanese sake (akaisake), and Korean rice wine(hongju), imparting a reddish colour to these wines.
Red Yeast Rice is widely used as Chinese herbology and traditional Chinese medicine used to lower cholesterol, improve blood circulation, and improve digestion.
In Health and Personal care
Red Yeast Rice can be used in cosmetic formulation as food colorant.
In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry
Red Yeast Rice can be used in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry.
In Other Industries