How is the food coloring carmine made?

Answer Carmine is also known as cochineal extract. It is a food coloring made from the body of the cochineal insect. Carmine coloring has been known to cause allergies, and as a result, the Food and Drug ... Read More »

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People, what are your thoughts of carmine being used as an all natural food coloring for vitamin C tablets?

When I discovered that carmine is the carapace of an insect used in food coloring and coincidently that it was being used by a line of products that I represented I was horrified and brought it to ... Read More »

How is food coloring made?

Appealing food is consumed first and presentation of food matters, whether you cook at home or eat out. Food coloring is added to food to enhance its appearance. Synthetic food colors are made from... Read More »

Is food coloring the same as icing coloring?

Food coloring and icing coloring is not the same thing. Icing coloring is a colored gel that does not water down the frosting and is available in a multitude of shades. Food coloring is water-based... Read More »

Food Coloring Activities?

For small children, seeing things change color before their eyes is fascinating. Food coloring is a great tool for teachers to use when helping young students learn about and understand their color... Read More »