Volume 96 Issue 8 | p. 14 | Concentrates
Issue Date: February 19, 2018

Sensient acquires Peruvian color maker

Department: Business
Keywords: Food ingredients, natural food colors, Peru
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One of GlobalNatural's products is the orange-red extract of the annatto seed.
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A picture of a hand holding annatto seeds.
 
One of GlobalNatural's products is the orange-red extract of the annatto seed.
Credit: Shutterstock

Sensient, a colors, flavors, and fragrances firm based in Milwaukee, has acquired the natural colors business of Peru’s GlobeNatural for an undisclosed sum. Sensient says 80% of global food launches use natural colors or food ingredients that are added for color. GlobeNatural’s coloring sources include cochineal, annatto, turmeric, anthocyanins, and chlorophyll.

 
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