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Annatto Extract


Taste Profile

It has mild sweet, nutty and peppery flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Annatto Extract is used to add yellow or orange color to processed foods like cheese, dairy spreads, cakes, custards and breakfast cereals.

Common names and forms

  1. Annato (E160b(i))
  2. Annatto
  3. Annatto (Colour)
  4. Annatto (E160b)
  5. Annatto (INS 160b(ii))
  6. Annatto Extract (Colour)
  7. Colour (160b)
  8. Colour (E160 B)
  9. Food Colour (160B)
  10. Food Colour (E160B)
  11. Natural Colour (INS 160b)
  12. Natural Food Colour (160b)
  13. Nature Colour (INS 160b)


Annatto Extract is the extract from the seeds of the achiote tree, which is an orange-red condiment. This colour is used in food and beverages.

Selection Guide

Check the "use-by " date while purchasing Annatto Extract.

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