Paprika oleoresin is a natural food colorant used to obtain a deep red color in any food that has a liquid/fat phase. The oleoresin is slightly viscous, homogenous red liquid with good flow properties at room temperature. Among the various market types of chilli, paprika type is being presently grown in very limited scale in restricted areas in India, although there is a great potential of export of natural coloring agents in the international markets, especially paprika with low pungency and high color value.
Oleoresins are resin like viscous materials obtained when a spice is extracted with a hydrocarbon solvent. The solvent is removed by vacuum distillation and reused. Oleoresins are 5–20 times stronger in flavor than their corresponding spices and are weaker than the corresponding essential oils.
Paprika oleoresin is a natural food colorant used to obtain a deep red color in any food that has a liquid/fat phase. The oleoresin is slightly viscous, homogenous red liquid with good flow properties at room temperature. Among the various market types of chili, paprika type is being presently grown in very limited scale in restricted areas in India, although there is a great potential of export of natural coloring agents in the international markets, especially paprika with low pungency and high color value.
The main active ingredient in chili oleoresin is capsaicin, which gives chili peppers their characteristic heat. Capsaicin is also responsible for many of chili oleoresin's health benefits, including its ability to relieve pain, improve circulation, and boost metabolism.
Uses and Application
That can be used in a variety of dishes. It is perfect for adding heat and flavor to soups, stews, sauces, and marinades. Plus, it can also be used as a rub for meats or vegetables. It is also used in some Western dishes, particularly in Texas-style chili.
It can also be used to create fiery red hues in soaps and lotions. When used in cosmetics, chili oleoresin can give lipsticks and other products a deep red color.
Most oleoresins are used as flavors and perfumes, some are used medicinally, and Oleoresin capsicum is commonly used as a basis for tear gases. There are also uses known in the manufacture of soaps of cosmetics, as well as coloring agents for foods. Its red color the most used natural red color into the world.
Flavoring Agent: Due to its pungent effect it is used to provide flavor in food products.
Coloring Agent: Coloring of food, eatables and medicines is common application where chilli oleoresin gives a range of red color.
Safety Gear: It is used in making safety gear for girls and can make a person blind for few minutes.
Preservative: Capsaicinoids help to preserve the meet and other food items against microbial activity.
Oleoresins Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.04% and to reach 2.27 billion by 2030. Oleoresins are volatile or non-volatile produced from the extraction of spices with the help of non-aqueous solvents.
India is one of the largest producer and exporter of spice oleoresins. In spite of this domestic market for this product is virtually nil/very limited. The main spice oleoresins/oils produced and exported from India are pepper, ginger, cardamom, chilly, turmeric, celery, etc. USA, Canada and West Europe are the major markets to where about 80% of the total production of India is exported.
Oleoresins have a great base flavor and little complex flavor profile; oleoresins have become popular in the beverages industry. Apart, these are also used to add natural color to beverages, which increases the demand for oleoresins and thus increases the growth of the oleoresins market. Oleoresins are having wide varieties which brings them an opportunity to produce innovative or improved natural foods and flavorings. Some manufacturers are preparing their marinades and other forms of spices instead of using flavoring marinades. Apart, oleoresins are used as ingredients in the production of sauces, marinades, mayonnaise, and pickles which propels the demand over the oleoresins.
Industry Major Market Players:
1. Chenguang Biotech Group Co. Ltd.
2. Kancor Ingredients Ltd.
3. Kalsec Inc.
4. Universal Oleoresins
6. Akay Group Ltd.
7. Synthite Industries Ltd.
10. Paprika Oleo's India Limited
11. Paras Perfumers
12. Manohar Botanical Extracts Pvt. Ltd.
13. Naturite Agro Products Ltd
14. MRT GREEN PRODUCTS
15. All-Season Herbs
16. TMV Aroma
17. Plant Lipids
18. Ozone Naturals