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Brown HT

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Brown HT Brown HT is a reddish brown food dye. It is also known by the names chocolate brown, food brown 3, C.I. 20285, or the E Number 155. Description: Brown HT is a diazo dye. Diazo refers to a

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Chlorophyllin Copper Complex

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Chlorophyllin Copper Complex Chlorophyllin copper complex is often used as a bright green food dye.  It is also known by the name natural green 3 or by the E number 141. Description: Chlorophyll is the pigment that gives plants their

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Fast Green: The least used of the seven main FDA approved dyes.

Fast Green Fast Green is an artificial food dye with a bright sea green colour. It is also known by the names Food green 3, FD&C Green No. 3, Green 1724, Solid Green FCF, and C.I. 42053. Fast Green has

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Paprika Oleoresin

Paprika Oleoresin Purpose Paprika oleoresin is a natural food additive used because of its ability to color foods a deep red. Description Paprika oleoresin is a red-orange oily material and it is used to colour foods. It also has a

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Saffron, The World’s Most Expensive Spice

Photo of saffron crocus

What is Saffron? Saffron is a spice made from the dried stigmas of a crocus flower. It has a distinctive earthy smell and flavour. As an additive it is used to give foods a deep rich golden-yellow colour. It has an E

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