Collection: Food Coloring

Want to add a little color to your cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and other favorite treats? Foliay offers various colors and shades of food coloring to impress all your guests, including complete food coloring sets for those who want a comprehensive collection. 

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At Foliay, our cake decorating supply store, you'll find an extensive selection of food coloring options to elevate your baking creations. Whether you're looking for vibrant hues or subtle pastels, we have just the right colors to bring your desserts to life, including neon food coloring and oil food coloring for those who want to add an extra pop of brightness.

Explore our diverse range of food coloring products, including edible glitter, sprinkle mixes, and seasonal collections like our Halloween sprinkle mix and Christmas sprinkle mix.


What is oil based food coloring?

Oil-based food coloring is a type of food colorant that uses oil as a base instead of water or glycerin.

How can I use oil-based food coloring in my baking or cooking?

Oil-based food coloring can be added directly to batters, doughs, frostings, or chocolate coatings to achieve desired colors.

Are oil-based food colors safe to consume?

Yes, oil-based food colors are generally considered safe for consumption when used in moderation.

Can I mix different oil-based food colors to create new shades?

Absolutely! Experiment with mixing different oil-based food colors to create custom shades and hues.

How long does oil based food coloring last?

Oil-based food coloring typically has a long shelf life, usually up to several years, when stored properly.

Do oil-based food colors have any specific storage requirements?

It's best to store oil food coloring in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

Are oil-based food colors suitable for use in chocolate or candy making?

Yes, oil-based food colors are ideal for coloring chocolate or candy coatings due to their compatibility with fats.

Can I use oil food coloring in beverages or drinks?

Oil food coloring is not recommended for use in beverages as it may not blend well with liquids.

How do I achieve vibrant and intense colors with oil-based food coloring?

To achieve vibrant colors, use a concentrated amount of oil-based food coloring and gradually add it to your recipe until the desired shade is reached. 

Are oil-based food colors suitable for use on fondant or gum paste decorations?

Yes, oil based food colors can be used to color fondant or gum paste decorations effectively.

Are oil-based food colors vegan-friendly?

Most oil-based food colors are vegan-friendly, but it's always best to check the ingredients list to be sure.

Can oil-based food dye be used to color buttercream or frosting?

Yes, oil-based food dye can be used to color buttercream or frosting, but be cautious of the amount used to avoid altering the texture.

Are there any specific precautions or warnings when using oil-based food dyes?

Avoid direct contact with skin or clothing, as oil-based food dyes may stain.

How can I remove oil food dye stains from my hands or kitchen utensils?

Use soap and warm water to wash away oil food dye stains from hands and utensils.

Are there any known allergens in oil-based food dyes?

While rare, some individuals may be allergic to certain ingredients in oil-based food dyes. Always check the label for allergen information.

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