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Annatto Color Liquid - India

price: 1.00 Dollar US$

Biological Source : Bixa orellana

Family : bixaceae

Annatto is an orange-red condiment and food coloring derived from the seeds of the achiote tree (Bixa orellana). It is often used to impart a yellow or orange colour to foods. The color of annatto comes from various carotenoid pigments, mainly bixin and norbixin, found in the reddish waxy coating of the seeds. The condiment is typically prepared by grinding the seeds to a powder or paste. annatto is a natural alternative to synthetic food colouring compounds.

Annatto color is a natural alternative to synthetic food colouring compounds. Annatto color is available in two grades:-

Annatto Color Oil Soluble : Bixin
Annatto Color water soluble: Nor Bixin
Annatto Colour Oil Soluble: Bixin

Bixin is an apocarotenoid found in annatto.
Annatto seeds contain about 5% pigments, which consist of 70-80% Bixin.
Bixin is soluble in fats but insoluble in water.
Bixin is chemically unstable in nature.
Annatto Colour Water Soluble: Nor Bixin

Annatto Bixin upon exposure to alkali, the methyl ester is hydrolyzed to produce the dicarboxylic acid norbixin, a water-soluble derivative.
Annatto Nor Bixin reduces the need for emulsifiers or gums.
Nor Bixin is stable in nature.
Culinary Uses of Annatto Colour

Grinded annatto seeds, often mixed with other seeds or spices, are used in form of paste or powder for culinary use.
Many cuisines traditionally use annatto in recipes of Spanish origin that originally call for saffron.
Annatto is used in the preparation of hallacas, perico, and other traditional dishes.
Annatto seeds are also a component of some local sauces and condiments.
Annatto is very useful as an ingredient in Industrial colouring too.


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  • Phone: +91 8451909890

  • Address: 28, 1st Floor, S.G. Mall, Opp. Home Town, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Published date: June 27, 2016 -

  • Business Description: MSN Overseas LLP is a multi-dimensional international supplier, situated in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat State of India; known for birth of Mahatma Gandhi.

    The promoters of MSN are young entrepreneurs with rich experience of these products and who believe in ethics and moral values while connecting overseas client with quality products of India.

    MSN was formed with a view to provide the right product at the right value and with a right quality. Being known for quality products, MSN since its formation has been choice of overseas buyers for the relationship formed by its services including efficient handling and processing systems.

    MSN sincerely invites buyers to associate for a long and mutually beneficial relationship.

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