Edible Colors for Health

Edible colors are natural pigments that are found in the genetic make-up of plants. These chemical compounds give color to the food we eat.

Centuries of breeding have drawn on genetic diversity hidden in the wild carrot to produce a cultivated carrot of many shapes and sizes. Traits that evolved during its domestication include a large taproot and increased accumulation of carotenoid pigments.
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