Approved Orange food colour, available in powder or liquid form, is used to colour syrups, cakes, ice creams etc. Food colouring, or colour additive, is any dye, pigment or substance that imparts color when it is added to food or drink. They come in many forms consisting of liquids, powders, gels and pastes. Food colouring is used both in commercial food production and in domestic cooking. Some times, if orange food colour is not avaialble, edible red and yellow food colous can also be mixed to prepare orange food colour. Natural orange food colours are also avaiable in market and also can be easily made at home using natural ingredients like turmeric, saffron etc. depending on the recipe it is used in.
How to select
Choose the food colour from various brands available in market. Always remember to check for expiry dates and seal of the pack.
• People associate certain colours with certain flavours, and the colour of food can influence the perceived flavour in anything from candy to wine.
• Orange food colour is used to snahance colours of Ice creams, Soft Drink, Health, Drinks, Desserts, Confectionery / Candies, Jams & Marmalades, Snacks, Dried & Canned Fruits, Noodles, Syrups.
How to store
Always keep the food colour selaed after use and preferably store refrigerated. Remember to use the colour before expiry date and with refrence to packaging details.