Axiote - Annato 10g



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Seeds are a source of food dye bixin and norbixin - E160b. The dye has a whole range of shades from yellow through red to brown. Bixin and Norbixin are substances found in Annatt. Bixin (yellow-orange) is well soluble in fats, Norbixin is soluble in water. It has stable properties in food and does not react in any way with other ingredients. It is used to color foods such as dairy products, bakery products, margarines, breakfast cereals, licorice. It is also used as an aromatic spice or ink to label food. It is used industrially in varnishes, paints or soaps. Within the EU, the color is allowed for selected categories of food.

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