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 producing and suppling a wide range colors made from natural raw materials. For over 36 years we have been a trustworthy color partner to end producers and color houses in 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. Biocon Biochemical’s Ltd became part of Quest International’s (Unilever Group) in 1998. In 1993 BioconColors became an independent company by acquisition of the current shareholders.


With our production facilities based in Lima – Peru, we are able to produce at the source of many raw materials. Lima is specifically a prominent location for our production facility for our Annatto and Cochineal derived color range since around 85% of the world production of cochineal and more than 15% of world production of annatto seeds originate 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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