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Anatto Extract 1Per Bixin

Anatto Extract 1Per Bixin
Product Code : VRINFCW0010001
Botanical Name Bixa orellana L
Country of Origin Brazil
Solubility soluble in oil & water
Specific Gravity 1.0 to 1.02
Optical Rotation -20°C
Refrective Index 1.457°C to 1.480°C
PlantPart seed
Bland With Turmeric or paprika oleoresin.
CAS No 1393-63-1
Flash Point > 200.00 °F
Extraction Method Extraction


Anatto Extract 1% Bixin comes in a yellow orange shade. A natural food colorant obtained from seeds of Bixa Orella , the concentration of color is expressed as percentage of carotenoids, bixin & norbixin compounds. Further, pH, emulsifiers & overall solubility also affect the hue. It finds application as a color additive in oils, butter, margarines, fat based systems, processed cheese and others.


Annatto is the seed or extract from the achiote tree, which is indigenous to Latin and South America. Annatto is used heavily in Central and South America as a dye, medicine, and as an ingredient in many foods. Annatto is a naturally intense dye which can range in color from bright yellow to deep orange. Many commercially made food products utilize annatto for its potent color.

Color & Aroma

Color : Dark red & Pleasant odor,

Aroma : Characteristic odor


Annatto vegetable oil, propylene glycol, mono-& glycerides, potassium hydroxide, Bixin (Fat soluble part -70-80% ), norbixin (water soluble part), Propyline Glycol.


Used as a commercial food colouring and dye agent, it is used as color additive in butter, oils, margarines, fat based systems & others. Further, it is also used for other dairy produce as well as baked goods. It is also used as dye fabric as well as to color food products like margarine and cheese.

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