"WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF CARAMEL COLOURS"
Caramel colour or caramel colouring is a water-soluble food colouring. It is prepared by controlled heat treatment of food-grade carbohydrates, with or without chemical compounds, in a process called caramelization. Caramel Colours are internationally categorized into four classes; depending on the food-grade reactants used in its manufacturing:
- E150a - Class I: Plain Caramel Colour
- E150b - Class II: Caustic Sulfite Process Caramel Colour
- E150c - Class III: Ammonia Process Caramel Colour
- E150d - Class IV: Sulfite Ammonia Process Caramel Colour
Every single class has its own unique characteristics and colour strength which give the customer their desired look for the end product. Mascot helps you to choose a colour with the best possible results to your food and beverage system