Flavouring agent

Botanical name: Piper nigrum

Taste and odour: spicy, ground black pepper

Colour: olive green

Appearance: viscous liquid

Solubility: soluble in oil

Black pepper oleoresin is obtained from ripened seeds of black pepper by solvent extraction.

Volatile oil content 20% (v/w) and piperine 40%.

Black pepper oleoresin is widely used in the food industry as a flavoring agent