Capsanthin also called a paprika oleoresin is a common food colorant obtained from red chillies. Some of the varied usage of it as food additive can be:
- As food colrant in many kinds of processed food stuffs
- As flavor enhancer in seafoods
- As food addtive in canned and partially cooked vegetable and cereal items
- Widely used in cake mixes and in pickles
To know various uses of capsanthin in food industry, read here.