Beetroot red is a natural red food dye derived from beets, also referred to as betanin. See: betanin

Health considerations

Beetroot red is not associated with any adverse effects. See: betanin

Keep in mind

See: betanin

May be found in

Processed meat, sausages, bacon, tomato products, fondant, sugar coating, fruit filling, cream filling, candies, confectionery, powdered soft drink beverages, ice cream



Alternative Spellings and Names

Betanin, E162, beetroot extract

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