Caramel Color, E150, CAS no.8028-89-5, is a water soluble food coloring manufactured through heat treatment of a variety of sugars, available as Dark brown black powder. Caramel color is one of the oldest and most widely used food coloring’s. Caramel Color is widely used as colouring agent and flavour enhancer.
Caramel Color Specification
|E 0.1%1CM (610nm) Absorbance||0.259-0.285||0.262|
|Haze Point≥ mins||40||>40|
|Gelation Time ≥mins||100||>100|
|Resinification ≥ hrs||20||>20|
|Isoelectric Point ≤||1.0||<1.0|
|Acid Stability Test||No Haze||No Haze|
|Alcohol Test(50% V/V alcohol solution||No Haze||No Haze|
|Ammoniacal Nitrogen(As NH3) ≤ %||0.5||0.3|
|Sulfur Dioxide(as SO2) ≤ %||0.1||0.025|
|Total Nitrogen(as N) ≤ %||3.3||1.2|
|Total Sulfur(as S) ≤ %||3.5||1.5|
|4-Methyl Imidazole ≤ mg/kg||200||150|
|Arsenic(As As) ≤ mg/kg||1.0||<1.0|
|Lead (As Pb) ≤ mg/kg||2.0||<2.0|
|Heavy Metals(As Pb) ≤ mg/kg||25||<25|
|Mercury(As Hg) ≤ mg/kg||0.1||<0.1|
As a professional Caramel Color supplier in China, we’re engaged in export and distribute Caramel Color for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material sucrose are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Caramel Color manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Caramel Colorwill be stable in the coming months.
Caramel Color is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide cool taste to batters, beer, brown bread, buns, chocolate, cookies, cough drops, spirits and liquor.
Caramel Color is general recognized as halal.
Caramel Color is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Caramel color is generally considered a safe ingredient. The side effects may:
Possible short-term side effects
- allergic reactions
Possible long-term side effects
- increased blood pressure
- decreased white blood cell count
Caramel Color can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Caramel Color can be used in beer, brown breads, chocolate, cookies, liquor, custards, fillings and toppings, desserts mixes, doughnuts, and soft drinks. Caramel color is the world’s most widely used food coloring.