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As a comment about Annatto (Bixa orellana), Dutchlady1 wrote:

The fruits of this small tree are used as a food coloring and dye. This is where it gets its name of "Lipstick plant."
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Aug 14, 2014 9:37 AM CST
achiote spice is widely used in mexican/caribbean cuisine for color. it adds a pleasing reddish color to oil, stews,etc. the taste is subtle. it is sold as ground or whole reddish seeds.

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