Thank bugs for red velvet cake? How Cochineal insects became a sustainable source of food dye – Genetic Literacy Project

A surprising amount of the food we consume contains various compounds to add color. Marshmallows look white, but they contain blue coloring (to keep them
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/10/30/red-velvet-cake-owes-its-crimson-color-to-bugs-how-a-south-american-insect-became-a-sustainable-source-of-food-dye/

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