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Q & A: Colored Sugar

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
how does adding food color to sugar crystals affect the outcome
- vicki
bowdon,ga usa
Vicki -

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)

(published on 10/22/2007)

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