Oleoresin of Paprika
Paprika Oleoresin is a natural food colorant used to obtain a deep red colour in any food that has a liquid/fat phase. It is derived from the liquid extract of the fruit of genus Capsicum Annum L, obtained by extraction with hexane. The oleoresin is a slightly viscous, homogenous red liquid with good flow properties at room temperature. Oleoresin A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in solution. Oleoresinous.