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What is the color pigment of green grapes?


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Dear Cassidy,

The green color is probably from chlorophyll:

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/foods/fn595w.htm

Sincerely,

Anthony Brach Ph.D.


Cassidy,

Grapes have green chlorophyll, with the red and other colors only masking the green. If you pick appart a red grape, you can see it has green components.

Steve Sample



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