Annatto (160b) is an intense orange-yellow carotenoid in both oil and water-soluble forms. It has high stability to heat and light, and commonly used in dairy, meat, baked goods, and snack foods. Your Hawkins Watts technical team can support compliance to FSANZ limited application and maximum level permissions.


Light FastnessGood
SO2 ResistantHigh
Colour at pH
pH 3Yellow
pH 5Yellow
pH 7Yellow
pH 7-9Yellow