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Mascot's Type - I Caramel Colours are produced through the controlled heating of carbohydrate sources - such as corn, wheat, and sugar - to produce colour bodies. No ammonium or sulfite compounds are allowed in its production, resulting in a Caramel Colour that carries a neutral to slightly negative ionic charge.

Mascot's Type I Caramel Colour is a Spirit soluble Caramel used by the Spirit Industry to colour blended Whisky, Rum, Brandy and other alcoholic beverages. It has a medium coloring power but exhibits good sunlight stability. Other terms used for Type I Caramels are Plain Caramel and Spirit Caramel.


High Alcohol content Beverages, Liquors, Sauces, Bakery etc

Colour Intensity (Percent by mass) 0.01-0.120
Specific Gravity @ 20°C 1.30-1.330
PH "as is" 3.0-4.0
Ionic Character(Colloidal Charge) Negative
Standard Plate Count Max. 200/g
Yeast Max. 10 Cfu/g
Mold Max. 10 Cfu/g
E.coli Less than 3/g
Salmonella/25g Negative
Storage Conditions Not to be exposed to direct sun light. To be stored in dry environment below 32°C.
Shelf Life One year under the above mentioned storage conditions

Packaging: As Per Requirement.