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Coloring for Cheese

Coloring for Cheese (CC)

5.00 stars, based on 17 reviews
This water based coloring is naturally derived from the Annatto tree and will impart an appetizing yellow color to your cheese and ice cream. Most cheeses will yellow slightly in the aging process, but if you want a strong yellow color this is for...
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From: Utah
I really liked this product. The only bad thing about this product is that I had to use more than what the insturctions said. I use 1/2 a tsp per gallon and it works just great I think that every one should try this product

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From: Central VA
It colors the cheese as it should. I've used it for adding light color to Colby and a dark color to Cheshire.

Al ittle goes a long way!

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From: Colorado
I made my own annatto from paste and it worked ok, but this stuff is super. Nice even color. Just a few drops gives you the color you want.



Thanks

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leaves a very nice yellow to orange color. Does not take much.

Cheese Coloring

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From: Santa Fe, NM
Annatto is a natural coloring ingredient that comes from the Annatto Tree. Actually the coloring comes from its seeds. I am an organic gardener and cheesemaker and was always leery of 'orange' colored cheese but sometimes I like my cheddar cheese that famous orange it is known for to differentiate it from other naturally white cheese in my 'cave'. It is nice to know that this isn't just some food coloring but comes from natural ingredients.

Cheese coloring

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It made my cheese a warm yellow shade. Love the way it changes it to a professional look.

Doesn't take much

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  • Concentrated
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  • Messy bottle
From: North Berwick
When I first used the colorant, I realized it darkens by the end of the process. It really does not take much, and has lasted me a long, long time so far. Great golden color (just be careful as the cap can loosen and color your fingers when removing from the fridge).

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From: Lawrence, Kansas
We enjoy using this to give our cheese a little color. Works great.

Good Anatto

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This product allowed me to add a yeaaloy tinge to my gouda for a more traditional look. Worked very well.

Good for Colby and those that like yellow cheese!

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From: Maine
I have used this only because I have friends that like the colored cheese. It does not affect the flavor at all.

Great

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From: Littleton, Colorado
Received as ordered. Very timely! Great customer service! I can't wait to use this. White cheese is great but sometimes you just want some of that great orange color.

Made my daughter like homemade cheddar

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From: Shawnee Colorado
I originally made my cheddar white and uncolored. My daughter (an extremely picky eater), says, " but its not the color of my cheese". Her cheese, meaning Kraft singles.... so, i ordered this coloring to trick her. It worked! And now, she asks for "Daddy's cheese". Thanks again NECMC.

Makes my cheese look professional

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  • lasts for ever as I only use few drops
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From: Alexandria
I use it to give my hard cheese a nice color. However it does not affect the flavor.

Marble cheese made easy!

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From: Kitley, ON
My kids love the cheese we make, but they get so excited when I can make them marble cheese, because that's what all the kids at school have. They love to tell friends that their marble cheese came from the farm, not the store. I even used a few drops of annatto in some homemade mac and cheese once when we had some very picky eaters over. That familiar orange colour made them willing to try someone home made.

Natural Color

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  • Colors cheese a lovely yellow orange!
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  • Colors fingers too! ;)
From: Trenton
Really like that this is natural coloring. Works great! I like coloring our colby orange. We also make mozzarella and it's great to have the variety of color. I especially like it when making pizza!

Nice color

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From: VA
Just recently tried this for the first time and the color was very nice. I look forward to trying more variations with it. It was simple to use and did not interfere with the set of my curds.

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Coloring was as close as it could be....excellent

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