Calcium carbonates
E170 E170
Group E170-E174
Type Natural
Source A natural colour found as chalk, limestone, marble, dolomite, eggshells, and the shells of many marine animals.
Used in Biscuits, breads, cakes, ice-cream, sweets, vitamins and other tablets, canned fruit and vegetables, wine.
Description E170 is not a permitted food colours in the USA or Canada, but is not deemed a safety risk by the European Food Safety Authority. E170 is a good source of calcium.