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Is annatto for colour vegan?

Annatto for colour is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is annatto for colour?

Annatto is a natural food coloring agent extracted from the seeds of the achiote tree, native to tropical regions of South America. This ingredient has a rich, deep orange color and is commonly used in a wide range of culinary applications, from cheese and butter to sauces and marinades. Annatto is a popular alternative to synthetic food dyes, as it is natural, non-toxic, and free from any adverse health effects. Additionally, annatto has a slightly nutty and earthy flavor, which adds depth and complexity to dishes, making it a versatile and valuable ingredient in any kitchen.

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