Working with Nature

Since 1983 we have been working with global food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical manufacturers in developing unique color shades based on natural products, designed to enhance product performance and drive sales.


About us

BioconColors is a leading producer of natural colors specialized in a wide range of Cochineal and Annatto derivatives. With more than 30 years of experience, we are leaders in natural colors supplying the food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries worldwide.

In 1983 BioconColors ( then called Biocon del Peru) was founded as a subsidiary of the Irish Biocon Biochemical’s Ltd. Following Quest International’s (Unilever Group) acquisition of the Biocon Group, Biocon de Peru became an independent company in 1993.


With our production facilities based in Lima – Peru, we are able to produce at the source of the raw materials. Around 85% of world production of cochineal and more than 15% of world production of annatto seeds comes from the inlands of Peru.

As an independent company BioconColors can respond quickly and with flexibility to our customers requirements. We have sales offices in Amsterdam – The Netherlands, Lima – Peru and Qingdao – mainland China. Additionally we work with a network of international distributors allowing us to fully understand our customers’ market and requirements so that together we can develop customized products.

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Quality management

Our Quality Management System enables us to build quality into our products rather than inspect quality after products are produced. Our system ensures we manage and control all activities associated with product quality including purchase of raw materials and ingredients, production, packaging, storage, shipment, service to customers and after sales.

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