Food Additives (C1)

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  • Created on: 14-03-14 18:33

E - Numbers:

  • E100 - E199 - Colours
  • E200 - E299 - Preservatives
  • E300 - E399 - Antioxidants - stop things reacting with oxygen and going bitter
  • E400 - E499 - Thickeners, stabiliser, emulsifiers
  • E600 - E699 - Flavour enhancers

Colouring like tartrazine are used to add more colour to foods. This is because some people won't eat food that the colour is washed out. They are not essential but are found in…


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