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Find out how and why Yacon is being increasingly included in people’s diets Yacon is a Peruvian plant that has been growing for centuries in the Andes Mountains and its cultivation has extended from Ecuador and Colombia to Argentine Northwest. It produces very juicy edible roots of beige or yellow-orange pulp with purple marks. It […]

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August 10th, 2018

One of our main goals is to attend our customers on time, therefore we always keep stock of the most demanded products in our strategically located international distribution centers. In IMBAREX Europe, located in Spain, we handle lead times according to the needs of our customers by keeping an appropriate stock at our international distribution […]

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August 9th, 2018

Natural colorings or dyes are colored substances extracted from plants and animals, which are becoming more and more popular in different industries. Not so long ago, synthetic dyes dominated the large majority of industries, because they allowed to produce countless colorful products at low costs. However, due to current controversial health-promoting attitudes around the world, […]

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August 7th, 2018

Bixin and norbixin are natural pigments from annatto seeds, being widely used in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries Annatto is a natural, orange-yellow pigment extracted from the seeds of the tree also called achiote (its botanical name is Bixia Orellana) native from South America. Historically, it was used as body paint, sunscreen and even as […]

Imbarex
August 3rd, 2018

Cochineal carmine is the natural colorant most used by the cosmetic industries due to its attractive color shades Traditionally, the small insect living as a parasite in the prickly pear leaves in Peru is called cochineal. This insect has been used since the pre-Inca civilizations to dye alpaca and cotton fibers by collecting these female […]

Imbarex
August 2nd, 2018

Among the different forms of carmine, the ones that are used the most in the meat industry are the lacquer and water-soluble colorings. Between the products we offer, carmine is the most popular one in the food industry, specially in cold cuts production. Its application depends both on thermal resistance and the desired shade. Applying […]

Imbarex
July 27th, 2018

Many industries use hibiscus natural color to make their beverages more attractive. Hibiscus sabdariffa or Jamaican flower belongs to the mallow family, producing red calyces that are used in the production of beverages, wine, juice, marmalades, infusions, colorings, jams, cookie flour, extracts and liquors, among others. The color extracted from the Jamaican flower is usually […]

Imbarex
July 26th, 2018

Sometimes, some of our clients need heat-stable supplies to make their products. We have different options in our portfolio for them. Though all our products have the ability to resist heat flow, some are more thermal resistant than others. Carmine is the most heat-resistant product in our portfolio. Extracted from cochineal, this color is known […]

Imbarex
July 24th, 2018

Different applications of paprika oleoresin in the food industry Paprika is known around the world as a powder seasoning made of certain varieties of red peppers that are dried and ground. It is mainly used to season some foods, besides adding them a reddish orange color. There are two ways of getting paprika oleoresin. One […]

Imbarex
July 20th, 2018

At Imbarex, we provide the appropriate documents for the correct dispatching to our clients. Customs all over the world have different requirements according to the regulations established in each country. We have more than 20 years working with clients from more than 50 countries around the world, which gives us the necessary experience and knowledge […]

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July 19th, 2018
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