This extract is obtained 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 compound 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 dry liquid carriers such salt, dextrose, edible oil, lecithin and benzyl alcohol.
It major components include Capsaicin, Dihydrocapsaicin and Nordihydrocapsaicin
Due to its capsanthin and capsorubin, the main coloring compounds, it is extensively used in various food products as a coloring and flavoring agent. It has wide usage in processed foods such as sausage, dressings, dry soluble seasonings, food coatings, and snack food seasonings. Furthermore, it is also find application in poultry feed to deepen the color of egg yolks.