Paprika Oleo's


Quality Control

Our spice milling division is a progressive modern unit that is ISO 9001:2015 and BRC  certified by TUV Nord. Our hands on approach coupled with our thorough knowledge of product characteristics enable us to obtain stringent quality requirements in terms of heat, colour and granulation. Our in house analytical and microbiological laboratories are fully equipped to check for aflotoxin, pesticide residues and microbial contaminants. Our monitoring methods ensure that only chillies that pass our stringent QC tests go under the mill.

Our laboratory tests for quality at every stage from raw material, on line and finished product ensure that every consignment meets customer specification. Our chillies, crushed and ground are Halal and Kosher certified.

Our oleoresin manufacturing unit is FSSC 22000 certified by TUV Nord and is fully HPLC, GC and spectrophotometers. Our oleoresin products are 100 percent Indian origin and meet stringent quality standards on solvent residues, dioxins and synthetic dyes.

Quality Policy

” We VPSA Paramasiva Nadar & Co will strive to provide products & services of quality including reliability safety & statutory requirements, exceeding the need of our customers. This is achieved by total management commitment, total involvement of our employees, adopting new technologies and continuous quality improvement in every activity “

Our quest for quality begins right from raw material selection. Raw chillies are tested for important parameters before commencing production. Testing of chillies is further undertaken at various stages of production and continues until finished product dispatch of crushed chilies and ground chillies. This continual monitoring of quality ensures a superior finished product that offers consistency in pungency, colour and granulation. Our unique blending system ensures that ground chillies and crushed chillies are blended within a narrow range. Our in house analytical laboratory is fully equipped to test for all quality characteristics, such as Total ash, Acid Insoluble Ash, Extraneous matter, Moisture, granulation, pungency, colour and aflatoxins. Our laboratory is equipped with a HPLC, GC and spectrophotometer.

Our facility is equipped with an in house microbiology laboratory that specializes in tests for chillies. All necessary microbiological tests are carried out to ensure a safe product.

Photo of HPLC in powder plant and microbiology lab

Tests at Analytical Laboratory

  • Pungency
  • Total Ash
  • ASTA Color
  • Crude Fibre
  • Light Filth
  • Moisture
  • Aflatoxin
  • Non Volatile Ether
  • Extract

HPLC Instrumentation Laboratory

  • Listeria
  • Yeast & Mould Analysis
  • E.Coli
  • Salmonella