Absorption Ratio: >=1.000
Color Units: 1000~140,000 ICU
Molecular formula: C40H56O3
Appearance: Dark red oily liquid
Characteristic of Capsanthin:
Capsanthin is a very good colorant , stable under light, heat and pH conditions.
Dissolve in oils and organic solvents such as ethanol,insoluble in water.
Paprika oleoresin is used wherever red and orange colorings are desired. It is
commonly used in:
It is often used in combination with real paprika to intensify the colour.
One of the most unique uses for paprika oleoresin is to add it to poultry feed.
This gives the meat and egg yolks a darker yellow appearance than is natural for
Quality standard of Capsanthin:
Capsanthin is widely used in food additive as a coloring agent .Such as canned
foods, sauces, popsicles, ice cream, biscuits, cooked meat products ,poultry and
In Japan, red pepper capsanthin is used for fatty foods, sauces, processed
aquatic products, vegetables, fruit juice and ice cream. Also can be used in
cosmetic products and other industries.