There are hundreds of different types of natural colors from dozens of different sources and choosing the best natural color for your product can seem dauntingSo, we’ve selected the top 5 key factors that influence color choice for a specific application. Want a more in-depth look at how to choose the best natural color for your application? Read the full article here.

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