No, this isn’t just regular food coloring, but these black-colored burgers now being offered at Burger King locations throughout Japan. They’re offered in two different varieties: “Kuro (Japanese for “black”) Pearl” and “Kuro Diamond.” The latter features a bamboo charcoal-infused black bun as well as bamboo-charcoal black cheese as well as a black onion and garlic sauce given its color by squid ink. Continue reading for live pictures and information.
According to Brand Eating, “the Kuro Diamond takes the ingredients from the Kuro Pearl and adds onions, tomato, lettuce, and mayo. The Kuro Pearl burger goes for 480 yen (~$4.49 US), while the Kuro Diamond will be 690 yen (~$6.45 US) a pop. Both burgers are set to arrive September 19, 2014 and stick around through early November.”