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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 25th, 2018

We have already widely expound on how carmine’s flexibility allows to obtain different categories that provide a wide range of colors, from pink to violet. In addition, its easy application makes it one of the most popular coloring in the industry. IMBAREX’S Carminic Acid is one of the 4 types of Carmine, which is a […]

January 23rd, 2018

As we already know, carmine is one of the most popular natural coloring due to its flexibility, allowing to obtain different categories that provide a very wide range of colors ranging from pink to violet. There are 4 types of Carmine; we have addressed two of them: Carmine Laca and Liquid Carmine Today, we will […]

January 18th, 2018

As already mentioned, food coloring is a type of additive that provides color to food. Currently, the food industry uses food coloring to change consumers’ preferences, as color is one of the main attributes to prefer a specific food. In addition, natural coloring is usually an option, partly due to consumers’ concern regarding artificial coloring. […]

January 17th, 2018

Carmine is the most important natural dye due to its excellent heat and light stability. 4 different types can be obtained from Carmine; shades variation of final product will depend on the type of carmine used. IMBAREX Liquid Carmine is a dark violet solution, made of lacquered aluminum and Carminic acid. It is water-soluble and […]

January 11th, 2018

As referred to in other articles, the Carmine‘s adaptability allows to obtain different specialties that provide a wide range of colors from pink to violet and the ease of its application makes it one of the most popular dyes in the industry. Carmine Lake is one out of the 4 types of Carmine; it is a […]

January 9th, 2018


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