Black food colouring powder soluble in water (E122, E104, E133).
Soluble in water.
Powder colour: Brown
Colour when mixed: Black
Dosage: maximum 0.05 grams per kg
Ingredients: Carmoisine E122 37.5%, Quinoline yellow E104 28.6%, Brilliant Blue FCF E133 18.9%, sodium chloride and sodium sulfate 15%
Net weight: 50g
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1 - May have an adverse effect on activity and attention in some children.
2 - The black and white are the hardest colours to obtain in pastry.
We suggest you to use black colour powder in a dark preparation (containing chocolate or cocoa powder for instance) for best results.
When starting with a white preparation such as meringue, it is almost impossible to obtain an intense dark colour with powder: it will turn grey, or dark grey at best.