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Carminic acid is a complex chemical substance used as red dye, extracted from cochineals. It is used as coloring in the cosmetics industry, as well as in the food industry to provide a red color to foods and drinks. As it was mentioned in other articles, carminic acid is extracted from cochineals, which is a […]

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February 28th, 2018

Annatto is a natural coloring characterized by providing an orange tone to Cheddar cheese and other food products that use a yellow-to-orange color, such as drinks, snacks, milk products, among others. Many mass consumption products use achiote due to its bright color. Annatto IMBAREX by-products include presentations in powder, liquid and oil suspension. One of […]

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February 27th, 2018

Annatto is a seed or extract from achiote tree, native to Central and South America. Annatto natural coloring is widely used in Latin America as such, and also as an ingredient in a wide range of foods. It is a naturally intense coloring that ranges from bright yellow to orange. Many commercially-made food products use […]

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February 21st, 2018

Annatto is one of the most popular natural coloring in the world due to its great performance in protein applications and, especially, great coloring power. It is extracted from achiote seeds, and its color ranges from yellow to orange. Its by-products include presentations in powder, liquid and oil suspension. In IMBAREX, we offer 4 types […]

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February 20th, 2018

The natural coloring Annatto stands out as a natural way of providing color and flavor to food. It is extracted from achiote seeds and is one of the most popular natural coloring in the world due to its great performance in protein applications and great coloring power. Its color ranges from yellow to orange. Its […]

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February 12th, 2018

Nature has always had an answer to human needs; this is because plants, mushrooms, algae and insects have been and are still some of the alternatives from which natural coloring is obtained. Therefore, there is no doubt that plant pigments have accompanied human beings since time immemorial, being naturally obtained for various purposes. But, what […]

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February 8th, 2018

At some point, you may have heard about the dangers of food coloring and some reports that even link its consumption to cancer. However, it is very important to keep in mind that these side effects are usually associated with artificial food coloring. Natural colorings, like Annatto, are not dangerous for human consumption. We would […]

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February 6th, 2018

Also known as Annatto, this dye is extracted from achiote seeds and is one of the most popular natural coloring in the world due to its great performance in protein applications and great coloring power. Its color ranges from yellow to orange and its by-products include presentations in powder, liquid and oil suspension. Achiote applications include […]

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February 1st, 2018

Annatto, one of the most popular natural colors in the world. It is known under different names: achiote, onoto, atsuete or urucum, depending on its location.  It is made from achiote tree’s seeds. It works very well in protein applications and has a great coloring power; it also has a vibrant color that makes it […]

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January 30th, 2018

Color plays an important role in consumers’ preference for food and drinks. In fact, a 2007 study published in the Journal of Consumer Research concluded that color is a more powerful influencer than flavor. At the same time, more and more consumers want food and drink color to come from natural sources. However, there are […]

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January 25th, 2018
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