Uses: Capsanthin may be added to poultry feed to enhance egg yolk colour.Typical products include eggs, meat products, it can also be found in cheese slices and chicken pies.
Expect to see more use in meat products with the swing away from synthetic colours towards the natural ones.
Not recommended for consumption by children.
Not permitted in Australia.
Description: Capsanthin, found in paprika extract, is a red to orange coloured spice derived from the pods and seeds of the red pepper (Capsicum annuum).
Contains vitamins A, B, C and traces of Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Cobalt, Molybdenum, etc. Paprika extract also contains capsanthin. Can also be called Capsorubin
E160c Paprika Extract/Capsanthian