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Colour components in spices
Colour component Tint Spice
Carotenoid    
B-carotene Reddish orange Red pepper, mustard, paprika, saffron
Cryptoxanthin Red Paprika, red pepper
Lutin Dark red Paprika, parsley
Zeaxanthin Yellow Paprika
Capsanthin Dark Red Paprika, red pepper
Capsorbin Purple red Paprika, red pepper
Crocetin Dark Red Saffron
Neoxanthin Orange yellow Parsley
Violaxanthin Orange Parsley, sweet pepper
Crocin Yellowish orange Saffron
Flavonoids Yellow Ginger
Curcumin Orange yellow Turmeric
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