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how does adding food color to sugar crystals affect the outcome
We think that adding food color to the sugar water that you use to
make sugar crystals won't affect much except the color of the sugar
crystals. The reason is that you can get a lot of color from a small
density of dye molecules- maybe about one part per million. There are
probably already plenty of impurities in your sugar, so we don't think
that little extra bit will have a big effect on physical propertries
other than color.
-Tamara (and mike)
(republished on 07/13/06)
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