Dean Duxbury

Food processors use food colors to optimize the attractiveness, appeal, and presumptive appetizing features of foods to the consumer.

The reflected color of powders, granules, pastes, and liquids can be measured by such instruments as HunterLabb�19;s ColorFlex.

Colors serve as a code to identify certain foods, such as candy flavors. A green color usually is associated with a lime flavor, a yellow color with a lemon flavor, and a black color with a licorice flavor. However, it is possible for processors to technically color a food with a normally associated color, but add a different dominating flavor. This is usually rese…

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