Oleoresin paprika is a reddish viscous liquid, extracted from lipids and pigments from the pods of Capsicum Annuum Linn or Capsicum Frutescens. It is extensively grown in temperate climates in various parts of the world. This extract is oil soluble and mainly used as a coloring and flavoring components in many food products such as sausages, dressings, dry soluble seasonings, food coatings and snack food seasonings.
Paprika extract, Capsicum Annum Linn, Capsicum Frutescens.
It mix suitably with oils, fat and in dry liquid carriers such salt, dextrose, edible oil, lecithin and benzyl alcohol.
The main components include Capsaicin, Dihydrocapsaicin and Nordihydrocapsaicin
The paprika extract contains main coloring compounds that are primarily used as coloring and flavoring agents in numerous food products. It is extensively used in processed foods such as sausage, dressings, dry soluble seasonings, food coatings, and snack food seasonings. Further, it also find usage in poultry feed to intensify the color of egg yolks.