If there’s one thing people agree on the world over, it’s that french fries should be golden brown. But how do we communicate precisely what golden brown is best for what kind of fry? That’s where Munsell comes in. Munsell is an approved supplier for the USDA and maintain an ongoing program for USDA food color standards. French fry color standards can be used to program deep fryers to ensure that the right balance of temperature, fat content, and frying duration is achieved.