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Paprika Oleoresin

Description

Dark red viscous liquid obtained by solvent extraction of the dried pods of Capsicum annum L., followed by removal of solvent and standarised with sunflower oil.


Info

Uses
Colourings for various food products
Flavouring for various food products
Sweetener for meats and sauces
Poultry feeds
spices

Chemical Specification

Dye Strength
57-65 (E; 462nm in acetone)
Regulation Status
Colour additive permitted in foods according to EU Reg 1333/2008/EC, compliant with the purity criteria set by EU Reg 231/2012/EU. Food colour additive from certification according to US Code of Fed Reg 21CFR73.A.
Capsanthin/capsorubin content
2.7 -3.1%
Colour Units
37,620 - 42,900 cu
Specific Gravity
0.93 g/ml (Typical figure: Analysis performed once a year).
Composition
Paprika Extract (E160c), Sunflower Oil.

Analysis

Appearance
Viscous liquid.
Solubility
Oil soluble.
Colour
Deep red/orange.

Storage and Handling

Packaging
HDPE Jerrycan: 20 kg net
Storage
In a cool room, sheltered from light, moisture and oxygen.
Best before: 12 months under the previously mentioned conditions and in its original packaging.