- seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America
- E 123 AMARANTH
- Amaranth is described as the sodium salt.
- Amaranth is described as the sodium salt. The calcium and the potassium salt are also permitted.
- Amaranth consists essentially of trisodium 2-hydroxy-1-(4-sulfonato-1-naphthylazo) naphthalene-3,6-disulfonate and subsidiary colouring matters together with sodium chloride and/or sodium sulfate as the principal uncoloured components.