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Annatto Candy Orange Extract

Annatto Candy Orange Extract

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Botanical Name - Bixa Orellana
Common Name - Annatto
Other Name - Sindoor Plant
Part Used - Flowers
Uses - Fabric Dyeing, Antibiotics And Cardiotonic.

Candy orange is a natural dye extract produced from seeds of Bixa orellana or annatto tree. Annatto is obtained from the outer layer of the seeds of the tropical tree Bixa orellana L. The principle pigment in annatto, namely bixin, is a carotenoid, which is contained in the resinous coating surrounding the seed itself. Processing may alternatively involve aqueous alkaline hydrolysis with simultaneous production of norbixin. Traditionally, water or vegetable oil is used as a suspending agent, although solvent extraction is now also employed to produce more purified annatto extracts. The unmordented cotton gives dull shades but using proper mordant, the colour & brightness of the colouring cloth is increased and offers beautiful orange. The colourful dye extracted from bixa is non- carcinogenic. From Literature, it is seen that due to its non-toxic nature, dye is extensively used in dairy-industry for colouring butter, ghee, cheese, margarine, ice cream, chocolate, meats, cereals, confectionary, spices etc.

Botanical Name - Bixa Orellana
Common Name - Annatto
Other Name - Sindoor Plant
Part Used - Flowers
Uses - Fabric Dyeing, Antibiotics And Cardiotonic.

Candy orange is a natural dye extract produced from seeds of Bixa orellana or annatto tree. Annatto is obtained from the outer layer of the seeds of the tropical tree Bixa orellana L. The principle pigment in annatto, namely bixin, is a carotenoid, which is contained in the resinous coating surrounding the seed itself. Processing may alternatively involve aqueous alkaline hydrolysis with simultaneous production of norbixin. Traditionally, water or vegetable oil is used as a suspending agent, although solvent extraction is now also employed to produce more purified annatto extracts. The unmordented cotton gives dull shades but using proper mordant, the colour & brightness of the colouring cloth is increased and offers beautiful orange. The colourful dye extracted from bixa is non- carcinogenic. From Literature, it is seen that due to its non-toxic nature, dye is extensively used in dairy-industry for colouring butter, ghee, cheese, margarine, ice cream, chocolate, meats, cereals, confectionary, spices etc.

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How to use

(A)Wet the fabric with wetting agent/soapnut(Reetha) or normal wash with water at 50 degree for 20 mins.

(B) Pre Mordant :-

Pre-treat the material with alum 6% of fabric weight at 85°C for 60 mins.

(C) Dyeing :-

Add the required amount of dye to the dye bath. PH of dye bath needs to be maintained at pH 5. If it is higher than pH, 5 add vinegar, if below pH 5, use lime or soda ash. Stir well to dissolve the dye. Add fabric to the dye bath and maintain at 95°C for 60-80 mins. We check all our natural dyes at 5% of fabric weight; you can amend the percentage as per lighter or darker shade required.

(D) Post Treatment :-

Conduct soaping of the dyed material with non-ionic detergent (0.5gpl) or ezee soap at 50°C for 30 mins.

(E)Then conduct cold wash of the material at 50°C for 20 mins or more time.

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