Advantages of Oleoresins

What are the Advantages of Oleoresins

Below you can find the advantages of Oleoresins.

  • Easy to store and transport
  • More stable when heated
  • More economical to use
  • Easier to control for quality and cleaner than the equivalent ground spices
  • Free from contamination
  • Concentrated form reduces storage space and bulk handling and transport requirements.

Concentrated and virtually moisture-free form of oleos ensures longer shelf life due to minimal oxidative degradation or loss of flavor

Spice oleoresins find wide application in a number of industries for their strong flavor and aroma and mainly as a flavouring agent in the food processing industry. The oleoresins and spice oils are preferred because of their microbiological advantages, uniformity in flavour and pungency, ease of storage and transport.

Oleoresins have large domestic as well as export markets. They are consumed by broad spectrum of manufacturer of beverages, soup powders, curry powders, confectioneries, noodles, canned meats, sauces, poultry products and so on. Most of the end use industries are growing steadily and bound to increase with increase preference of quality products. The use of spice is rapidly replaced with oleoresins and exports of these products instead of raw spices results in considerable value addition.

Spice oleoresins are mainly used in processed meat, fish and vegetables, soups, sauces, chutneys and dressings, cheeses and other dairy products, baked foods, confectionery, snacks and beverages. India enjoys the distinction of being the single largest supplier of spice oleoresins to the world. They have several applications like