May 17, 2021

Finding an organic alternative to the blue dye found in jeans and even your food

UCalgary researchers' exciting discovery pays off for health and the environment


Did you know that the blue dye found in your blue jeans is the same stuff in your kids' blue Slurpee? Thankfully, UCalgary researchers Angela Kouris and Agasteswar Vadlamani have discovered (and commercialized) a revolutionary new way to make an organic dye for our blue food that is not only better for us, but also beneficial to our health and environment.

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