represents the international interests of companies and associations providing natural food colours and/or Colouring Foods for the food and drink but also feed, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
promotes the use of natural colours and Colouring Foods and ensures the scientific regulatory environment related to colours and Colouring Foods responds to the needs of the industry and its customers.
NATCOL developed an important network with International and European regulatory bodies. It works at international level within the Codex Alimentarius (CCFA and JECFA) but also with European Governments and Institutions (e.g. Commission, EFSA and JRC).
NATCOL maintains an active working link with international and European Associations such as the IACM in the US and the Japanese association of food colour manufacturers, SAN SHOKU KAI.
The Forum for Companies
NATCOL provides for the appropriate forum for companies located all around the world to exchange on regulatory issues affecting the production of colours and/or Colouring Foods and contributes therefore to improve their business activities.