Carotenoids are yellow, orange, and red organic pigments that are produced by plants and algae, as well as several bacteria and fungi. Carotenoids give the characteristic color to carrots, corn, pumpkins, papayas and tomatoes. It’s also found in marine life including micro algae, wild salmon, red trout, lobsters, crabs, shrimp, and crayfish. It’s a natural pigment that gives certain types of seafood an orange or red hue.
Carotenoids are fat soluble antioxidants with powerful