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  Spray Dried Annatto Powder  
  Product Description  
  Annatto powder is spray dried using Annatto extract produced from ripe, clean, sound. Annatto seeds in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices.  
L.O.D.(at 105 deg. C. for 3 hrs) 4.0 % (max) QC\MOA\C-001
Total Ash 5.0 % (max) QC\MOA\C-004
pH of 10% solution 8.0 to 10.0 QC\MOA\C-022
Norbixin Content 20-40 % QC\MOA\C-040
Particle Size pass through US 30 # screen with max 1 % retention on screen. QC\MOA\C-009

   Microbiological Specification
Total Plate Count (cfu/g) 10,000 (max) QC\MOA\M-001
Coliforms Absent in 1g QC\MOA\M-003
Yeast and Mould Count (cfu/g) 100 (max) QC\MOA\M-002
Salmonella Absent in 25g QC\MOA\M-005
   Organoleptic Evaluation
Appearance Dark reddish orange coloured powder free from hard lumps and extranous matter QC\MOA\SE-001
Taste and Odour Typical of Annatto QC\MOA\SE-001

Ingredients Annatto Seed Extract and Maltodextrin
Application Annatto Powder can be used as natural colour in any food formulation.
Shelf Life Recommended use of product within one year of manufacturing
Storage In order to maintain product freshness, store in a cool dry place & reclose partially emtied packages promptly after use.
Packaging 2 x 10 kgs in triple laminated aluminium foil bags with additional polyethylene bag & corrugated box.