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Food colouring

Also Known As : Color additives, Synthetic food additives, Synthetic food colour, colourant


Usage Tips

  1. Food colouring can be used as food additives to enhance the color, taste and appearance of the fresh and processed foods like baked goods, gelatin desserts, powdered drink mixes, candies and carbonated drinks.

Common names and forms

  1. Artificial Color
  2. Color
  3. Color Added
  4. Edible Colour
  5. Food Colour
  6. Natural Colourant
  7. Permitted Food Colour
  8. Permitted Food Colouring
  9. Synthetic Food Colour


Food colouring are the food additives in the form of pigments and dyes that are used as coloring agents in food products and beverages. They can be natural colors, inorganic pigments , chemicals ( synthetic) and can also be derived from vegetables sources. Food colors can in the form of gel, powder, oil based, liquids or paste.

Selection Guide

Check for the "use-by" date on the packaging of Food colouring. They are available in powder, liquid and gel forms, select as per the requirement.

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