Zambian Extracts Oils & Colourants (ZEOCo) operates a solvent extraction and spicing plant dealing primarily in the extraction of paprika oloeresin and the manufacture of paprika spice powder. The paprika is grown by farmers who are co-owners of the Company / Plant . As well we are supporting small scale outgrowers in Zambia in with agronomy advise and a reliable market for their raw paprika pod. Our projected output of oleoresin for the 2006 cropping year to March 2007 is 120 metric tonnes. Our projection for the 2007 season is 200 metric tonnes of high quality oleoresin and 1,500 metric tonnes of spice powder. ZEOCo are leaders in paprika production in Zambia and envisage substantial increases in the production of raws pod in all agricultural sectors with the decline in the tobacco industry in Zambia.