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E140: Chlorophyll

CI 75810, Natural Green 3, Chlorophyll A, Magnesium chlorophyll

Origin:
Natural green colour, present in all plants and algae. Commercially extracted from nettles, grass and alfalfa.

Function & characteristics:
Green, water-soluble food colour.

Products:
Many products.

Daily intake:
None determined.

Side effects:
No side effects are known.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E140 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

 



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