History of edible gold leaf

  Gold has always fascinated and attracted man.

For centuries, people from all over the world have been used to eating edible gold for its impressive effect, its inimitable aestheticism and its mystic properties.

Since medieval times, edible gold leaf in the form of flakes and dust has been used to embellish and decorate gourmet food. The Elizabethans created sumptuous banquets by adding edible gold to their table on fruits such as oranges, grapes, dates and figs. The Japanese have been adding edible gold to foods and even to their sake for centuries.

Edible Gold leaf is edible because gold is considered under this form of extraordinary fineness as a food colorant (E175) according to European standards.
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