Annatto seeds also known in the philippines as Annato or Atsuete are used as a natural food coloring.
Annatto seeds also are known in the Philippines as Annato or Atsuete are used as natural food coloring. The dark reddish-brown seeds are soaked in warm water of fried in oil. The seeds are pressed to extract their coloring to make Annatto oil or water. You can use it to color foods and give them orange to red tinge. The seeds have no flavor and are discarded after the color is extracted. Annatto seeds are sold on our website in powder or in seeds.