By J.D. Houghton,G.A.F. Hendry
during this moment version of traditional nutrients Colorants new chapters were further and we now have taken the chance to revise all of the different chapters. all the unique authors have cited so far their person contributions, related to in numerous circumstances a spread to the textual content by way of the addition of recent fabric. the recent chapters are at the position of biotechnology in nutrition colorant creation and on security in ordinary colorants, parts that have gone through significant swap and improvement some time past 5 years. we now have additionally persuaded the publishers to bask in a show of colors by way of together with illustrations of nearly all of pigments of significance to the nutrition undefined. eventually we've got rearranged the order of the chapters to mirror a extra logical series. we are hoping this re-creation can be greeted as enthusiastically because the first. It continues to be for us, as editors, to thank our members for venture the revisions with such thoroughness and to thank Blackie A&P for his or her aid and massive persistence. G. A. F. R. J. D. R. individuals Dr G . . Brittori division of Biochemistry, college of Liverpool, PO field 147, Liverpool L69 3BX, united kingdom Professor F. J. Francis division of nutrition technology, collage of meals and normal assets, collage of Massa chusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, united states Dr G. A. F. Hendry NERC Unit of Comparative Plant Ecology, division of Animal and Plant Sciences, collage of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, united kingdom Mr B. S.