Frequently Asked Questions
What is Supercritical CO2 Black Pepper Oil Top Note?
Black Pepper Oil Top Note is an aromatic oil that is extracted from ground dried black pepper berries. Extracted and purified using Supercritical CO2, the Supercritical pepper oil is a pure natural extract devoid of any preservatives or anti-oxidants.
Why is Supercritical CO2 extraction used to obtain Black Pepper Oil Top Note?
Supercritical CO2 extraction is carried out at ambient temperatures and high pressures, which allows for extraction of oil without the loss of aroma and degradation of actives. Thus, resulting in a pure, perfect extract of Supercritical CO2 black pepper oil top note.
What are the colour and aroma characteristics of CO2 extracted pepper oil?
A free-flowing liquid, Supercritical pepper oil ranges from colourless to light green in colour. The aroma of the oil is similar to freshly ground pepper.
Which applications is CO2 black pepper top note oil used in?
Black pepper oil top note finds use across categories especially food. It is commonly used in marinades, sausages, sauces, confectionery, baked goods and beverages. Supercritical pepper oil is also used in personal care products and aromatherapy because of its distinct pepper-like fragrance. Another industry that is known to use the oil in its formulations is the pharma and nutraceuticals industry.
What are the key value drivers of supercritical Black pepper oil?
- Natural fresh flavour notes
- Flexibility in concentration
- Stronger actives
- Free from solvent residues
- Better flow characteristics
- Less resins