BioconColors was founded in 1983 by BioconColors (then Biocon del Peru) as a subsidiary of Irish Biocon Biochemical Ltd. In 1998 Biocon Biochemical Ltd became part of Quest International (Unilever Group). In 1993 BioconColors became an independent corporation
BioconColors is a food-colourant company specializing in the manufacture and formulation of natural colors and coloring foods derived from vegetable and juice concentrates. They deliver single source colors and colour shades customized to the requirements of your customers. BioconColors is a vital ingredient partner for consumer food, beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide.
With the manufacturing facilities located in Lima, Peru, they are capable of supplying a wide variety of raw materials. Lima is in particular, a leading producer of our Annatto and Cochineal-derived colorants . About 85 per cent of the world production of cochineal and more than 15 per cent of the world production of annatto seeds originate in Peru. As an independent corporation, BioconColors will adapt rapidly and flexibly to the needs of our customers.