If you’re surprised to learn that the orange hue of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is a result of food dye, you may be pleased to know that the company is changing it.
Kraft previously removed some controversial dye ingredients from some of its kid-targeted products. That move came following a 350,000-signature Change.org petition started in 2013 calling for the change, but it took a couple of years for the company to make the switch in its signature product.
In a statement from Kraft meals division Vice President of Marketing Triona Schmelter, the company stopped short of admitting that consumer pressure for more natural ingredients had anything to do with the change. She said: