food coloring

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Noun1.food coloring - a digestible substance used to give color to foodfood coloring - a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food color made from vegetable dyes"
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
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The soil of this immense region is strongly impregnated with sulphur, copperas, alum, and glauber salts; its various earths impart a deep tinge to the streams which drain it, and these, with the crumbling of the banks along the Missouri, give to the waters of that river much of the coloring matter with which they are clouded.
The sculptor, however, justifies the use of color when he uses it not as pigment, or coloring matter, but as light.
Contract notice: Construction of the pilot - installation of coloring matter lejnej.
The upper surface of cap is rough or smooth but its lower surface bears the gills (partitions) or pores, which produces microscopic spores which are of different colored and shaped, that serve as a mean of reproduction and develop mycelium on germination, which convert in to the fruiting body called mushrooms, having a form of plant life, without green coloring matter.
In the process, the green coloring matter (chlorophyll) fades away, and the underlying colors are exposed.
Laffort recommends Mannostab for reds as well, but does note in its published literature, "The instability of the coloring matter in red wines is a parameter which can compromise potassium bitartrate stability over time.
Taisei Chemical Industries has been granted a patent for a process for producing a colorant comprised of a hydrophobic coloring matter substance, an amphoteric electrolyte and water.
The description of "subsequently blackened henna" is vague and lacks explanation of the chemical reaction that the natural red coloring matter Lawson undergoes under alkaline conditions (pp.