Annatto is an orange-red condiment and food coloring derived from the seeds of the achiote tree. It is often used to impart a yellow or orange color to foods, but sometimes also for its flavor and aroma. The color of annatto comes from various carotenoid pigments, mainly bixin and norbixin, found in the reddish waxy coating of the seeds.
Annatto is a kind of natural colors that will replace all chemical origin raw materials with eco-sustainable natural solutions. Annatto is, for the most part, commercially grown for its dye product. Virtually any yellow or orange food product may be successfully colored with annatto, which also acts as an antioxidant and can often improve the stability of a product. Annatto is especially suited for coloring dairy products such as cheese, ice cream and yogurt, and finds further applications in popcorn (oil/butter), confectionary products, snack foods, dry mixes and soft drinks.
Annatto is extracted from the orange coloured outer coat surrounding the seeds of the shrub Bixa orellana. This plant is native to South America, India, East Africa, the Caribbean and Philippines. Two types of commercial annatto of different shades are available: an oil soluble extract containing bixin, and a water soluble extract containing norbixin as major pigment.
World consumption, estimated at about 654 MT of annatto in 2011, has been rapidly enhanced to 789 MT per year in 2015. Out of this 24.2% from North America, 21.92% from Europe and 18.40% from Japan in 2015, the global annatto consumption market is led by North America. Europe is the second-largest re ...
Table of Contents
2019-2024 Global Annatto Consumption Market Report
1 Scope of the Report
1.1 Market Introduction
1.2 Research Objectives
1.3 Years Considered
1.4 Market Research Methodology
1.5 Economic Indicators
1.6 Currency Considered
2 Executive Summary
2.1 World Market Overview
2.1.1 Global Annatto Consumption 2014-2024
2.1.2 Annatto Consumption CAGR by Region
2.2 Annatto Segment by Type
2.2.1 Oil-Soluble Annatto
2.2.2 Water-Soluble Annatto
2.2.3 Emulsified Annatto
2.3 Annatto Consumption by Type
2.3.1 Global Annatto Consumption Market Share by Type (2014-2019)
2.3.2 Global Annatto Revenue and Market Share by Type (2014-2019)
2.3.3 Global Annatto Sale Price by Type (2014-2019)
2.4 Annatto Segment by Application
2.4.1 Food Industry
2.4.2 Natural Fabric Industry
2.4.3 Cosmetic Industry
2.5 Annatto Consumption by Application