Oleoresin paprika is extracted from lipids and pigments from the pods of sweet red pepper, Capsicum Annuum Linn or Capsicum Frutescens, grown in temperate climates. It is an oil soluble extract and mainly used as a coloring and flavoring in food products such as such as sausage, dressings, dry soluble seasonings, food coatings, and snack food seasonings.
Paprika extract, Capsicum Annum Linn, Capsicum Frutescens.
It blends well with oils, fat and in dry liquid carriers such salt, dextrose, edible oil, lecithin and benzyl alcohol
It consists of three major components such as Capsaicin, Dihydrocapsaicin and Nordihydrocapsaici
With its capsanthin and capsorubin, the main colouring compounds, it is primarily used for coloring and flavoring in various food products. It is widely used in processed foods such as sausage, dressings, dry soluble seasonings, food coatings, and snack food seasonings. It is also used in poultry feed to deepen the color of egg yolks.