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Importance of Bixina, natural dye from Annatto, in different industries. Bixin is one of the most popular natural colorings because of its great coloring power, being specially used in the food industry to provide color to different products requiring a tone that may vary from yellow to brown. This input is also used by the […]

Imbarex
June 15th, 2018

Nowadays, Annatto is found in many types of processed foods as a natural coloring for adding color and improving them. Some foods we eat daily contain this natural coloring. Annatto, which is extracted from achiote seeds, is one of the most popular natural coloring in the world due to its great performance in protein applications […]

Imbarex
June 12th, 2018

Annatto, which is where Norbixin is derived from, comes from the pulp of achiote seeds from a bushy shrub known as Bixa Orellana. The fruits of this shrub are covered with opaque soft bristles or with a soft surface. They are round and are about 4 cm wide, and they can be found in several […]

Imbarex
June 7th, 2018

Carmine is one of the oldest natural colorings and one of those having the best technological characteristics among the natural ones. Currently, natural colorings are increasingly popular because they are safe for consumption and because, in contrast to the artificial ones, they do not have negative effects. Besides, more and more people are concerned about […]

Imbarex
June 7th, 2018

Annatto, which is extracted from achiote seeds, is one of the most popular natural colorings because of its coloring power and for not having any negative effect on people health, like the rest of natural additives. Its color ranges from yellow to orange and its by-products include presentations in powder, liquid and oil suspension. While […]

Imbarex
May 31st, 2018

Annatto is one of the most popular natural colorings in the world, which is derived from the achiote tree seeds, which are plant pigments found in the lining of seeds. The fruits of this shrub are covered with opaque soft bristles or with a soft surface. They are round and are about 4 cm wide, […]

Imbarex
May 28th, 2018

Allura Red, or Red 40, is a synthetic red coloring that is an azoderivative compound. It is a disodium salt that comes in the form of a dark reddish powder very soluble in water, which is often used in the food industry as a food coloring, having the following code: E 129. Red 40 is […]

Imbarex
May 24th, 2018

Annatto is one of the most popular natural colorings in the world, which is known by many names like achiote, onoto, among others. This coloring, which is made from the achiote tree seeds, is derived from carotenoids, which are plant pigments found in the lining of seeds. In most cases, it is ground into powder […]

Imbarex
May 17th, 2018

Cochineal is an insect that reproduces on the pads of cactus fruit, and from which a crimson red color extract or Cochineal Carmine is obtained. Therefore, they are not exactly the same, although sometimes there is some confusion because in order to talk about Cochineal Carmine we need to talk first about Cochineal. Cochineal is […]

Gustavo Rodriguez
May 14th, 2018

E-160b is the code given to bixin used as a coloring additive in the food industry. This code is based on the European Union’s food codes, which correspond to isolated natural colorings, such as Isobixin and Norbixin. Besides, Bixin is a coloring of plant origin that is extracted from Annatto Bixa Orellana tropical tree’s seed […]

Imbarex
May 10th, 2018
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