Ashley Phelps

Ashley Phelps is the founder of ColorKitchen.
ColorKitchen provides naturally colorful solutions to replace artificial food coloring additives, allowing families and children to enjoy decorative desserts without experiencing harmful health and behavioral side-effects. ColorKitchen is Ashley’s journey to create the brightest and most beautiful natural colors available that she can share with others. Today, headquartered in Bend, Oregon Ashley experiments with recipes in her test kitchen, trying out new color products and making tasty treats. Ashley most enjoys consulting with small food manufacturers on their color solutions. Whether it be an ice cream shop looking for a seasonal color blend, or a CBD gummy candy, her knowledge of natural colors benefits a wide range of food producers from bakeries, gourmet doughnut shops, artisan ice cream makers, to the cannabis industry. She also enjoys teaching and judging food competitions!