What Is Food Coloring Made Of?

Colorful Foods Day 5
Q. What is natural food coloring made of?

A. Well...
Red: Cochineal beetles, Beets, Paprika
Orange: Achiote blossom seeds
Yellow: Saffron stems & flowers
Green: Chlorophyll from algae, Pandan plant
Blue: Elderberry juice, Butterfly pea flowers
Brown: Caramelized sugar

Yum. :) Although most of the common things we eat are made from artificial food coloring... which is a subject for some other day!

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