An orange-red color obtained from the seeds of the Bixa Orella tree. The product is generally used as a food color but is also a good flavour enhancer. With a distinct red color, it is used as a coloring agent in several processed food products such as cheese, dairy spreads, butter, margarine, custard, cakes and other baked goods, snacks, breakfast cereals, smoked fish, sausages and more.
Product group: Natural food colors
CI name | CAS number: Natural Orange 4