Annatto-Annatto Oil, Norbixin And Bixin Powder

Food and Cosmetic Uses:

Annatto was the first vegetable color brought to Europe in large quantities after the discovery of America.Annatto seeds and extracts have been used for over 100 years in Europe and North America to impart a yellow to red color to foods, especially dairy products such as cheddar and Colby cheeses.Today, annatto ranks second in economic importance world wide among all natural colors and it is the most frequently used natural colorant of the food industry.

Cosmetic chemists have drawn inspiration from the use of annatto by the Amazonians for sunless tanners. While popular as a colorant, annatto is widely used in skin care products, especially brands that use all -natural ingredients.

Extraction Process:

Amerilure sources annatto products from Peru, where the fruit from the tree is harvested, and its seeds are extracted and processed for their color.

Products:

  • Annatto Oil
  • Norbixin
  • Bixin Powder

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