food additive, artificial additive(noun)
an additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-life
Any non-food substance added to food in order to improve its flavour, appearance or shelf life
Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste and appearance. Some additives have been used for centuries; for example, preserving food by pickling, salting, as with bacon, preserving sweets or using sulfur dioxide as in some wines. With the advent of processed foods in the second half of the 20th century, many more additives have been introduced, of both natural and artificial origin.
The numerical value of Food Additive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Food Additive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6