Norbixin powder is a product derived from annatto (scientific name: Bixa Orellana). It is a plant native to the most tropical areas of America and the Amazonian areas of Peru. Its fruit is characterized by serving as an input as a natural dye.
Characteristics of the product
The product is obtained from the saponification of annatto. It is a natural and versatile dye, with characteristics that make it suitable for use in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries in water-based products. For example in soft drinks, fruit pulps, yogurts, and jellies, among others.
The result of the colorant can vary between 40% and 75% and can offer a wide range of colors, from faint yellow to reddish-orange, depending on the concentration used. In addition, it complies with FDA and EU standards required for this type of product.
About the company
Aicacolor S.A.C. is a Peruvian company dedicated to the production of natural achiote and turmeric dyes since 2001. It is located in Quillabamba, Cusco region in Peru and its processes comply with quality standards such as BRC and HACCP since 2014.
In addition, the company maintains a close relationship with farmers, guiding and training them to improve the quality of their crops and achieve an ecological balance.
Its main export markets are the United States and Japan.