E162

E162
Beetroot Red
E162 E162
Group E161b-E163
Type Natural
Source A natural colour produced from beets.
Used in Bacon burgers, desserts, bacon burgers, desserts, ice-cream, jams, jellies, liquorice, oxtail soup, sauces and sweets.
Description The European Food Safety Authority will re-evalaute the safety of E163 by the end of 2015. E162 is used worldwide.