Annatto Seed, Whole

Annatto Seed, Whole

Bixa orellana

A Spanish Conquistadors by the name of Gonzalo Pizarro, almost perished trying to sail down the Amazon river in hopes to find groves of cinnamon trees, but instead of cinnamon, he found rich Annatto seeds from the achiote trees. Annatto seed is widely used as a coloring agent to give foods, like cheese, a beautiful orange hue.

Ingredients: Annatto seed

Country of Origin: Egypt

Spice Pals: Lemongrass, Star Anise, Coconut, Garlic, Lime, Banana Leaves, Jalapenos, Cheeses