A deep red/purple natural extract from beetroot, the principle
compound of which is beta-d-glucopyranoside of betanidine..
Fairly unstable in many processes and can impart an earthy
Can be found in bacon burgers, desserts, ice cream, jams, jellies,
liquorice, oxtail soup, sauces and sweets.
No adverse effects are known but should be avoided by babies
and young children as it contains nitrates